North High School - Polar Bear Yearbook (Des Moines, IA)

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L "Jig:-rt-P Ad' . 1 V 'F' VK it t fy 91 t 5 qs W LN XX X Q t Q1 f if X3 'Q E, the graduating class of Ianuary, 1947, dedicate this Polar Bear to the continued efforts of the United Nations to ' ' world peace. MARGARET SCOLES. attain a lasting tm, 1 Y w M fl !llE0l7' W0 HEN I consider how my days are spent In North High's halls of learning, wisdom bent, I wonder how my patient mentors live And labor on to inspire and to give To me, and others such as I, some hope, And yearning, higher than the present need. Of finer clay and longer vision built, Are those who see in awkward, noisy youth, A future, great-souled bearer of the truth: Who know that in the languid, sleeping mind, Sometimes is waiting power to help mankind: And knowing this, resolve to bring to life The best in each, to meet his own world's strife When I consider-I regret my days are spent. When I consider how my days are spent A shadow falls. I know that man is meant To struggle on and face toward new attacks, But where in all the world will one now find Like patience, courage, understanding kind, Such as we take unthinking every day Nor show our gratitude in any way To those who give of rich experience To help some callow youth to learn his role, So on life's stage he may attain a richer goal. IAMES ROBBINS MXVIM ULANA' WFIUEIH J 'iv RONALD CROSSLAND Vice President RONALD FOX President IEAN HEEFNER Secretary DORIS IENSEN Girls' Executive LORAINE MILLER Hisioricm IACK BUSS Boys' Executive DOROTHY HEDEGAARD Co-Treasurer MADGE LUNT Co-Treasurer E 'm....,. IMA' ARRONS, ROY FRED "Scrounqer" In Armed Forces. "Trouble runs oft him like water oft a duck's back." AINLEY, WILMA MARIE "Willie" Costume Committee 85 Senior Banquet Committee 8. "It's nice to be natural when you're naturally nice." ALBRIGHT, I AMES W. "lim" Spanish Club 75 A Cappella Chorus 85 Boys' Glee Club 8 Wrestling 7, 8. "Self-respect is my best virtue." BALDRIDGE, DELMER LEE "Speed" Stage Committee 85 "N" Club 75 Band 85 Football 5, 75 Basket- ball 5, 6, 75 Baseball 75 Senior Line ot March Committee 8. "Pleasure and action make the hours seem short." Y n ' f'l "1:' , . :,, " ' .-2- i--f: 1 BERNHARD. DONNA LOUISE "Sugar" Activities Committee 6, 7, 85 Co-chairman 85 War Stamp Repre- sentative 5, 65 International Discussion Club 65 "Come Rain or Shine" 85 Senior October Party Committee 85 Oracle Reporting 75 Polar Bear Co-Editor 8. "Bubblinq over with pep, vim, and vitality." BLEGELID, DOROTHY IEANN E "Dot" Finance Committee 85 Assembly Committee 85 Girls' Glee Club 3, 4, 85 Senior December Party Committee 85 Office Assistant 8. "Her voice was ever soft-an excellent thing in women." J BRADY, MARY ELLYN "Merry" K Films Committee 7, 85 Sub Deb Club 6, 7, 85 Senior Questionnaire V Committee5 Pep Squad 6. "Pretty to walk with, witty to talk with." .lf BRQPHY. ELAINE LOUISE "Lee" Halls Committee 4, 55 Study Hall Monitor 5, 6: Horizon 3, 45 Hi-Y 75 Student Leader 3, 4, 5, 6, 85 Senior Questionnaire Com- mittee 8. "Trouble is for those who let it worry them." s BRUNSON, THOMAS EDWIN "Tom" Senior Class Sermon Committee 8. "For even though vanquished, he could argue still." BUEFORD, HENRI ETTA MAE "Henry" Senior Announcement Committee 8. "She doth indeed show some sparks that are like wit." ...Nui ...H l, N 'f CHASE, IVA IEAN ELIZABETH Senior Ouestionnaire Committee 85 Tumbling Team 3, 45 Student Leader 3, 45 Life Saving 5, 6. "True worth is in being, not seeming." Hleanu CHILCOATE, EDDIE "Ed" Social Committee 75 Stage Committee 5, 6, Chairman 75 Home Room President 65 Vice President 55 "Strangers at I-Iome"5 Class Day Committee 2. "And still the wonder grew that one small head could carry all that he knew." CLEM. CLIFFORD EUGENE "Cliff" Home Room Vice President 85 Athletic Manager 5, 65 Senior Banquet Committee 8. "You'll tind us rough, sir, but you'll tind us ready." CLOUD, IUNE RAEDAHL "Tops" Citizenship Committee 5, 6, 75 A Cappella Chorus 5, 6, 7, 85 Girls' Glee Club 5, 6, 7, 85 Music Secretary 6, 7, 85 Golf 85 Senior October Party Committee 85 Oitice Assistant 75 Nurse's Assistant 4, 5, 6, 7. "She who plants kindness gathers love." COON. MARIORIE MARIE "Marge" Senior Banquet Committee 8. "Simplicity is the greatest virtue." CRADDOCK, MARY VIRGINIA "Smart" Home Room Vice President 85 Cosmopolitan Club 45 Senior Questionnaire Committee 8. "They are never alone who are accompanied with noble thouqhts." BUSS. IACK EDWARD "Stuff" Costume Committee 75 Halls Committee 75 International Discus- sion Club 35 Booster Committee Poster Chairman 75 Home Room President 6, 75 Treasurer 55 Citizenship Representative 45 Senior October Party Committee 85 Senior Boys' Executive Member 85 Oracle Editorial Staff 85 Oracle Reporting 75 Polar Bear Editorial Staff 8. "1 am a lover and have not found my thing to love." CAMPANA, IOHN SAM "Johnny" Athletic Committee 85 Home Room President 7, 85 Boys' Athletic Manager 35 Football 4, 6, 7, 85 Basketball 4, 65 Track 3, 5, 75 Wrestling 35 Senior Banquet Committee 8. "ln quietness and confidence shall be your strength." CAMPBELL, BONNIE LEA "Red" Oracle Reporter 65 Office Assistant 6. "A smile is the whisper of lite." CASE, IOHN VIRGIL, IR. "Johnnie" Band 7, 85 Orchestra 4, 55 Senior Class Day Committee. "These women are driving me mad--especially the teachers." 5 . CROSSLAND, RONALD EDWARD "Ronnie" Social Committee 85 Home Room Vice President 85 Home Room Treasurer 4, 5, 65 Football 85 Golf 4, 5, 6, 8, Captain 75 Baseball 35 Senior Vice President 85 Senior Prom Committee 8. "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best ot men." CUBBAGE, DOROTHY MAY "Taken" Costume Committee 5, 8, 7, Chairman 85 Girls' Glee Club 3, 4, 5, 6, 75 Senior Art Committee 85 Office Assistant 8. "It is a wonderful seasoning of all enjoyment to think of those we love." DAVIS. MARION IEAN "Smiles" Films Committee 55 Lunch Room Cashier 3, 4, 55 Home Room Vice President 85 Horizon Club 35 Latin Club 4, 5, 6, 75 Senior Prom Committee 85 Nurse's Assistant 7. "She is capable of her highest ambition." DILLINER, IAMES R. "lim" Art Committee 3, 4, 5, 75 Stage Art Work 3, 4, 65 Track 3, 75 Polar Bear Art Editor 8. "What is good looking, but looking good?" DUFF Y, IACQUELYN LOU "lackie" Latin Club 4, 5, 6, 75 Girls' Hi-Y 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 85 Rope lumping Team 3, 4, 5, 6, 75 Student Leader 3, 45 Oracle Reporting 8. "What should a girl do but be merry?" ERICKSON, MARY I AN E "M . I Student Council 85 Social Committee 5, 6, 7, Chairman 85 Halls Committee 65 Home Room Vice President 65 "Strangers at Home," "The Black Flamingo," "Come Rain or Shine"5 Drum Majorette 85 Student Leader 85 Girls 'Tumbling 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 85 Rope jump- ing Team 5, 6, 7, 85 Class Day Chairman 85 Oracle Reporter 7, 85 Polar Bear Feature Editor 85 Student Director ot "Spring Green"5 Girls' Hi-Y 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 85 Igloo Committee 4, 55 Girls' Athletic Representative 5. "We ought to have a good time on earth because we'll be a long time dead." FOX. RONALD EUGENE "Pres" Ticket Committee 7, 85 Home Room President 85 Vice President 85 Treasurer 55 A Cappella Chorus 7, 85 Boys' Glee Club 7, 85 Senior Class President 85 Senior Prom Committee 8. "All his iaults are such that one loves him still the better for them." FREY, SHIRLEY IEANNE "Shirley" Senior Questionnaire Committee 8. "She is gentle: she is shy: but there is mischief in her eye." GIFFORD, MARGARET CARR "Peggy" Home Room Assistant Secretary 85 Girls' Glee Club 45 Senior Class Sermon Committee Chairman 85 Ofiice Assistant 5, 7, 8. "We all like her: we just can't help it." GOURNAS, ALEX GUS "Curly" Senior Class Sermon Committee 8. "I live, yet say not much, but think the more." 2 HENDERSON. SHIRLEY ANN "Shirl" Home Room Secretary 85 Girls' I-li-Y 7, 85 Horizon Club 3, 45 Senior Commencement Committee Chairman 85 Oracle Feature Editor 85 Oracle Reporting 7, 8. "A winning way, cz pleasant smile. dressed so neat and quite in style." HILL. WARD FELIX "Snap" Home Room Vice President 85 International Discussion Club 45 A Cappella Chorus 85 Boys' Glee Club 85 Football 4, 5, 85 Bas- ketball 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 85 Senior October Party Committee Co' chairman 85 Polar Bear Circulation Manager 85 Oracle Circula- tion Manager 85 Study Hall Assistant 8. "Blessings on him who invented sleep." HOLLAND, IANE WELLS "lame" Senior Cap and Gown Committee 8. "She that has patience may compass anything." HUSTED, BARBARA IEAN "Babs" Assembly Committee 6, 7, 85 International Discussion Club 4, 5, 6, 75 Orchestra 65 December Party Committee 85 Oracle Re- porter 75 Editorial Staff 85 Office Assistant 85 Cafeteria Checker 5, 6. "Do you not know I am a woman? When I think, I must speak." HUTTON, IOY LOUISE "lay" Lunch Room Assistant 3, 45 Horizon Club 3, 45 Senior Decem' ber Party Committee 8. "Your presence maketh the hard way seem sweet and de- lectablef' IENNINGS, CAROL RAE "Sunshine" Home Room Vice President 85 Girls' Glee Club 7, 85 Dramatics Property Committee 75 Tennis 7, 85 Senior Prom Committee Co- chairman. "Something happy, something gay, and by the way, she has her say." GREEN, GERALD EDWARD "lerry" Stage Committee 55 Home Room Vice President 7, 85 Football 6, 85 Senior Party Committee 8. "Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to." GURNAS, NICK WILLIAM "Nick" Senior Cap and Gown Committee 8. "There are truths which are not tor all men, nor tor all times." HEDEGAARD, DOROTHY LOUISE "Dot" Home Room Secretary 85 Treasurer 5, 75 War Stamp Repre- sentative 45 Spanish Club 3, 45 Photography Club 75 Sub Deb Club 6, 75 Tennis 6, 75 Senior Class Co-Treasurer 85 Senior Prom Committee 85 Office Assistant 8. "She has the genius ot sincerity." HEEFNER, IEAN CHARNELL "Ieannie" Social Committee 85 Citizenship Committee 75 Home Room War Stamp Representative 3, 45 International Discussion Club 3, 45 Photography Club President 75 Band 35 Girls' Glee Club 6, 75 "Come Rain or Shine" 85 Senior Class Secretary 85 Oracle Re' porter 75 Senior Banquet Committee 85 Polar Bear Senior Sec' tion Editor 85 Girls' Hi-Y 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Vice President 65 Inter- Club Council Member 45 Igloo Committee 45 Decoration Chair- man 4. "T,et me be loved ard let those who will, be great." I ENSEN , DORIS LOUISE "Dorie' Athletic Committee 7, 8, Home Room Vice President 7, Secre- tary 5, 6, Treasurer 8, Latin Club 4, 5, Tennis 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Student Leader 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Lite Saving 4, Senior Girls' Execu tive Member 8, Senior Banquet Committee 8. "A ioke's a very serious thing." I OHNSON, MAI ETTA LOU "Sally" Senior Prom Committee 8. "What sweet delight a quiet lile affords." LANG, IOHN IERRY "Jerry" Athletic Committee 8, Ticket Committee 5, Home Room Presi- dent 8, "N" Club 7, Football 4, 5, 6, 8, Swimming 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Track 3, 5, 7, Senior Prom Committee Co-chairman 8. "Anyone may be an honorable man and yet write verse badly." LINDAHL, BETTY MARIE "Bets' Sub Deb Club 8, Senior Prom Committee 8. "Speech is silvery, silence is qolden." ,v It LUN T, MADGE MARIE "Mig" Home Room Treasurer 4, 6, Home Room War Stamp Repre- sentative 5. 7, Photography Club 7, Sub Deb Club 6, 7, Band 3, 4, 5, 6, Tennis 7, 8, Swimming 7, Intramurals 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Lite Saving 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Master Swimmer 8, Student Leader 8, Senior Co-Treasurer 8, Senior Banquet Committee 8, Office Assistant 8. "Come live in my heart and pay no rent." MCLAUGHLIN, ROBERT CARL "Bob" Social Committee 8, Citizenship Committee 8, Home Room Presi- dent 8, Treasurer 7, Citizenship Representative 6, Band 3, A Cappella Chorus 8, Boys' Glee Club 8, Class Day Committee 8. "Neither too young to be wise nor too old to be careful." MILLER, LORAINE ELIZABETH "Lora" Assembly Committee 6 7, 8, Activities Committee 6, 7, 8, Spanish Club 4, 5, 6, Band 3, Golf 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Senior Historian 8, Senior Prom Committee 8, Lunch Room Cashier 4, 5, 6. "A friendly heart with many friends." MULLENIX, LORETTA KATHERINE "Artist" Art Committee Chairman 8, Senior Banquet Committee 8, Polar Bear Assistant Art Editor. "Ambition has no risk." NICHOLS. GEORGIA ARLENE "Geo" Publicity Committee Chairman 8, Home Room Secretary 5, 7, Athletic Manager 4, Sub Deb Club 6, 7, Girls' Glee Club 3, Senior Class Sermon Committee 8, Oracle Editor 8, Oracle Re- porter 7, Ottice Assistant 8. "Fine manners are like personal beauty-a credit everywheref OVERTON, WILLIAM ROY "Roy" Senior Line oi March Committee 8. "Man ot thought and man ot action, clear the way." SCHULZE, ERNEST CHARLES "Ernie" Usher Committee 7, 85 Senior Class Sermon Committee 85 Iunior Class play at Waukoe Consolidated School. "This man is as true as stee1." SCOLES. MARGARET ANNE "Maggie" Assembly Committee 7, 85 Publicity Committee 7, 85 December Party Committee 85 Oracle Reporting 85 Business Staff 85 Polar Bear Business Staff 85 Home Room Secretary at West Tech 4. "Her cheerful looks had influence upon all." SIDONER, ARMENTA IEAN "Blondie" Home Room Vice President 75 Sub Deb Club 6, 75 Photography Club 75 Senior Banquet Committee Chairman 8. "A woman's advice has little value, but he who won't take it is a fool." SMITH. IANET MAE "Smitty" Usher Committee 4, 55 Assembly Committee 6, 75 Red Cross Chairman 55 Home Room Secretary 85 Citizenship Representative 75 Sub Deb Club 4, 5, 6, 75 Orchestra 5, 65 "Strangers At Home"5 Property Committee 5, 65 Drum lvlajorette 4, 55 Senior Class Day Committee 85 Oracle Reporting 75 Advertising Manager 85 Oracle Typist 7, 8. "Small things are not too small if great results come from them." SOMMERS, IAMES DEWEY "lim" Orchestra 3, 4, 55 Band 3, 4, 55 Senior Party Committee 85 Stage Committee 8. "l hurry not, neither do I worry." SOWERWINE. ROBERT NEFF "Bobby" Films Committee 3, 45 Stage Committee 7, 85 Publicity Committee 4, 5, 6, 7, 85 Movie Operator 3, 4, 5, Chairman 65 Home Room Vice President 85 Wrestling Team 5, 6, 7, 85 Senior Cap and Gown Committee 8. "Every man is great just because he is a man." NJ I 'ms V 5 W A I ' -mGLiN.'1.oLA MARIE "Nora" Activities Committee 7, 85 H. R, Treasurer 85 Spanish Club 4, 55 Girls' Glee Club 35 Orchestra 3, 5, 65 Oracle Reporter 75 Senior -Prom Committee 85 Co-Editor of Polar Bear 85 "Come Rain or Shine." "lf e'er she knew an evil thought, she spoke no evil word." ROACH. MARY LOU "Minnie" Sub Deb Club 7, 85 Photography 75 Girls' Hi-Y 5, 65 Girls' Glee Club 65 Banquet Decorations and Favors Chairman 8. "Study is a pastime: why overdo it?" ROBBINS, IAMES WILLIAM "Prof Usher Committee 7, 85 Assembly Committee 4, 5, 8, 7, 85 Latin Club 3, 4, 5, 7, 85 Program Chairman 85 International Discussion Club 3, 45 Photography Club 75 Boys' Glee Club 4, 55 Senior Announcement Committee Chairman 85 North Representative to American Legion Oratorical Contest 7. "He is able because he thinks he is able." SAF, ROBERT LAWRENCE "Bob" Stage Committee 85 Boys' Hi-Y 6, 7, 85 Basketball 3, 85 Track 75 Senior December Party Committee 8. "l never dare to be as funny as I know how." , ..., ' gf! . . .. fc - . " it L . STITES, MARY IO ANN "Iodie" Student Council Treasurer 85 Finance Committee 85 Assembly Committee 6, 75 Publicity Committee 75 Home Room President 85 Vice President 75 Secretary 5, 65 Senior Cap cmd Gown Com- mittee 85 Oracle Reporting 75 Business Staff 8. "Her eyes are full of heaven's own blue." STITZELL, GWENDOLYN LORENA "Gwen" "The Black Flamingo" 75 Student Coach and Property Com- mittee Chairman for "Come Rain or Shine"5 Golf 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Captain 85 Senior Class Day Committee 8. "I weigh the man, not his title." STOUT. SHIRLEY IEAN "Fun" Student Leader 45 Senior October Party Committee 8. "1 pin my faith to no man's sleeve, have I not two eyes ot my own?" - STUMP, BETTY FERN "Betty" Home Room Secretary 85 Senior Cap and Gown Committee 8. "It is a long lane that knows no turning." 'V TUCKER, GLENN "Biq Shot" Swimming 3, 55 Track 4, 6. "An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less." ' VILAR HAV, IOSE FIDENCIO "l0e" Spanish Club 75 President 8. "I bear a charmed life." VLASSIS, GRETCHEN MAE W "Nikki" Usher Committee 6, 7, 85 Booster Committee 7, 85 Pep Squad 4, 5, 75 Senior Pictures Committee Chairman 85 Oracle Reporting 85 Polar Bear Picture Editor 85 Office Assistant 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. "There are no tricks in plain and simple iaith." NOT PICTURED BEHANISH. CARL EDWARD Senior Announcement Committee 8. "If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself." ,,Hdnny1' BRACE, ROBERT LEE "Bobby" ln Armed Forces. "He dances, I say, right well." JOHNSON, WILLIAM "Bill" ln Armed Forces. "He is capable of his highest ambitions." PEARLMAN. GILBERT "Gil" ln Armed Forces. "His wit is the wine ol' every party." SMITH, VERLE DEAN "Dean" Senior Party Committee 85 Baseball Manager at Webster City. "A sunny disposition is the soul of success." M l0ll WILL fl 0 01,407 We, the Senior Class of Ianuary, 1947, being weary after three, and in some cases four, years of study, do hereby proclaim this, our last Will and Testament. To the future Seniors of North High we bequeath the following: Ronnie Fox wills his presidency of the Senior class to the best looking boy in the next class. Mary Ellyn Brady wills her red .hair to LaVonne Angstrom, who seems to have a sufficient amount already. And speaking of red hair, Bob McLaughlin leaves his title of "Red" to Gene Sapp. lim Albright leaves his telephone number K4-35971 to all the little innocent underclassmen. Ronnie Crossland gives his "I don't care" walk to Bill Wimer. Iackie Duffy leaves her friends Eula, Bubbles, Dutchie and Peggy. Eddie Chilcoate wills his subtle humor to Dave Kissel. tSubtle. that isl. Donna Bernhard wills her ability to sing "Cold Stone Dead in De Market" to the next all-school play maid. Ianet Smith wills her position as advertising manager of the Oracle to the next person who wants it. Iohn Case wills his ability to imitate Mr. Iencks to Mr. Iencks. Mary Craddock wills her ability to get l's to anyone who has ambition enough to work for them. lim Dilliner wills his track ability to Dick Massey, who has plenty of it already. lean Davis wills her college men to Marjorie Hoskins, who's getting along pretty well with her own. Iack Buss wills his charming ways with the women to Iim Swallow. Iune Cloud wills her ability to argue with Mr. Lory to any other lucky person who can get by with it. And speaking of arguing. Tom Brunson wills his love for arguments to Buddy Popple. Iohnny Campana leaves his weeks in the hospital to Gilbert Roller, who says "'No thanks." Marjorie Coon wills her innocence to Gloria Knapp. Elaine Brophy wills her good sense of humor to Marge Brown. Iva Iean Chase wills her flashy slumber party pajamas to Delores Burham. Delmar tLeeJ Baldridge, lwith a tear in his eyel, leaves his cymbals. Dorothy Cubbage Tate leaves her chairmanship of the Costume Committee to join Don and lead a domestic life. Hoy Overton, Loretta Mullenix. and Bonnie Campbell leave their memories of North High behind them. Peggy Gifford gives her letters from the Marines to Sherry Bruce. tOn second thought, she'd better keep theml. Alex Gournas wills his quiet manner to Iim North. while Nick Gurnas leaves and takes his quiet manner with him. Shirley Henderson wills her dimples and cute smile to Shirley O'Brien. Dorothy Hedegaard bequeaths her stateliness to Helen Severn. lean Heefner leaves to marry Iack Lang. lLucky girl.l Ierry Green wills his dates with underclassmen to the next senior who can get away with it. Carol Jennings leaves her nerve-racking laugh to haunt the halls of dear old North High. Ioy Hutton wills her bashfulness to Marilyn Case. Barbara Husted leaves her very different ideas to the Oracle. Ward Hill leaves his dancing ability to Al Maupin. Iane Holland wills her quietness to Mary Logan. Doris Iensen leaves her jokes for Chastine Webber to tell. Ierry Lang leaves Thelma Garland. Betty Lindahl wills her sweet disposition to Kay and May Adams. Loraine Miller leaves her job as historian to anyone else who can get enough gum to bribe the next senior class. Madge Lunt wills her cute baby picture to the Polar Bear. Bob Saf wills his freckles to anyone who's willing to sit under a sun lamp long enough to get them, namely Dale Hulshizer. Georgia Nichols leaves her position as editor of the Oracle to Lauretta Parker. Shirley Frey wills her baby face to Delores Witmer. Mary Lou Roach wills her wittiness to Marjorie Meyer. Cliff Clem, Henrietta Bueford, Carl Behanis, and Betty Stump leave behind them three years of home work. KContinued2 Diaries should be private, so they say, But seniors lead a public life, every single day. September 3-Here we are again with all the new 10 B's grinning and the Seniors with their chests stuck out. Crossland breathes a sigh of relief and says. "I made it at last." Football practice begins. Green, Lang, and Campana are eager -for football, that is. September 6-Miss West receives names of prospective Ianuary graduates. All seniors stop breathing until they find out for sure that they're on it. Big class of 67 members reported-three girls to every boy. Program cards are written in home room. Sowerwine can't remem- ber how to spell his name. My, my, we see Shirley Stout was born in 1946. She must be terribly smart to get through school so fast. September 19-Student Council has assembly for the installation of officers. Everyone in Council is all dressed up, even the Seniors. September 20-First senior meeting for nomination of officers. All seniors pass out gum. Some people speak to each other for the first time in three years in hopes of getting nominated. September 21-Football season opens-North vs. Fort Dodge. North loses, 7-0. September 23-Election of senior officers. Buss starts kissing all the babes fdid he say he wanted to win or lose?l. Officers are Ronnie Fox. Ronnie Crossland. Iean Heefner, Dorothy Hedegaard. Madge Lunt, Loraine Miller, Iack Buss, and Doris Iensen. Friendship Week begins. All senior girls meet the cute 10 B boys. Only two more months 'til the prom. ya know. September 27-Senior meeting for installation of officers. Fox makes spellbound speech and leaves everyone in tears as he accepts the gavel. Senior committee chairmen are chosen. Duffy finally got on cr committee. North beats Valley, 6-0. September 30-Senior dues are to be paid this week. Barbara Husted starts a loan association with a two-cent interest in each dime. What a racket. October 4-Ianuary graduates doing unsatisfactory work re- ported to Mr. Thompson. Sixty-six seniors left on the list instead of 67. One down. only 66 more to go. North travels to Mason City and loses, 27-0. What a disappoint- ment for all the "school-spirited" fans who went up in cars and chartered busses. Everyone in North was there but the Polar Bear. October 11-The Social Committee holds the first all-school fun night with a Harvest Party for a theme. Well, we see Doris Iensen conquered Dave Van Horn, or was that the scarecrow? October 12-North beat Lincoln, 33-7. After the game. all night owls tsenior girls to youl have a slum- ber party at the Iensen residence. Ward Hill takes pictures at the party. A camera is one way of getting on the inside, Hill, but just ask Ioe Popple for the real technique. October 18-Unsatisfactory work slips for seniors reported to Mr. Thompson. My, my. it's funny how our class decreases. October 19-Roosevelt was the victor over North with a score of 31-7. Iohn Campana received a back injury while playing in the game. October 25-North honors the football team with a Homecoming Dance. Pink and green are brilliant. Georgia Nichols represents the senior class as one of Queen Lolly Parker's attendants. Don Prior comes back. Hubba, hubba. October 26-North vs. West Waterloo. North loses, 32-S. Iune Cloud invites all the willing and daring senior girls to another all-night slumber party. What a night! Shirley Henderson wasn't at the party. Could it be that she stayed out too late with her West Waterloo man? Could be- traitor. October 3l-It's time for seniors to turn in their glossies for the Polar Bear. Oh, those handsome men! Iva lean Chase has a wonderful Halloween party despite the scarcity of food, room, records, and men. November l-North vs. East Waterloo. Waterloo wins, 32-6. KContinuedl AND THEY GREW UP TO BE SENIORS! fl S , W A,..,: .U S -5: , . 'X 9' Q, 5 N: , ' vx g Q 9 t 3 me T. Q ,....,,. , ,. mefmi w Q. 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The streets in the down town section are royal purple, and the curb- ings are gold. I immediately inquired to find out what brought this new fairyland- like atmosphere to Des Moines. It seems that Loraine Miller and Dorothy Hedegaard, noted interior decorators, suddenly decided that our town was a dull and dingy place in which to live. They, therefore, changed their professions from interior decorators to ex- terior decorators in an attempt to glamourize the city. Then Iean Heefner, president of The Women's Club, came tc Loraine and Dorothy's assistance by organizing her club in a strike against business houses who would not cooperate with their city glamourization plans. The district attorney, Bob Saf, came to the girls' rescue by issuing a statement saying that any wood or brick building would be condemned by the city because of the danger of fire. Naturally. the business houses were forced to buy the fireproof pastel colored glass sidewalls. The city needed new streets, so Street Commissioner Ierry Green was consulted. After serious and dignified consultation with County Auditor Ronnie Fox, Ierry decided to agree with the city glamour- ization plan. and so purple ever-wearing glass streets with gold colored curbings were built throughout the city. lack Buss got into serious trouble. It seems that one of his float- ing neon signs got away. This sign said, "Curve to the left. Air pocket." The astronomers thought they saw a new planet. They took their rocket ship up beyond Venus and found it was only one of Iack's signs. The astronomers demanded Iack's arrest for being a "Russian agent" trying to throw them off the track. Governor Eddie Chilcoate cancelled Iack's arrest, but said that hereafter neon signs could not go any higher than Mars. The Governor's election was another spectacular affair. Eddie's slogan for election was "I am the grandest bum in the state: if you don't believe it, just ask me. If you elect me Governor, I will see that your children don't grow up to be like me." For Eddie's campaign poster, Ward Hill, an expert photographer, used his new three-dimension photos for the first time. These photos not only show height and width, but thickness or depth. Gwen Stitzell was elected Chief of City Smell Distribution. In her helicopter, she sprinkles enticing "Heaven Scent" perfume on the city dumps, garbage cans, sewage disposal plant, etc., Gwen is also in charge of furnishing rain and snow at desired times by sprinkling Snorain, secret formula discovered to make rain or snow at any time. Gwen also has had her share of trouble. One day she just hap- pened to sprinkle her perfume on a certain high school, not North. The principal of the school was up in arms because he thought her sprinkling meant that she thought the school smelled. Therefore, the City Council voted to stop Gwen from sprinkling her enemies, so she had to go back to sprinkling dumps. Marjorie Coon won the title of Mrs. Champion Cook of 1967. She made the best apple pies in the state. Iune Cloud, who is also a housewife, decided that this idea of getting up in the morning to do housework was getting monotonous. Therefore, she devised a machine that sucked up the dirt when she pushed a button. Maietta Iohnson was elected Mrs. America of 1967. Her charming attendants were Wilma Ainley, Lucille Iones, Ioy Hutton, and Dor- othy Cubbage. Shhh! Don't tell anybody, but I saw Gretchen Vlassis at work. As I knocked on the door of her office, I noticed a big sign, "Genius at work"-well, at least that's what the sign said. Gretchen's work is highly secret. She is the official lollypop taster for the biggest candy company in town. In fact, Gretchen has changed the whole candy industry because she prefers such flavors as coffee cream, carrot, and celery lollypops instead of strawberry and lemon. As I proceeded down the street, I came to a huge restaurant that is owned by Alex Gurnas. His slogan is "Where The Wise Keep Their Size." As you walk into this restaurant, you see a scale. A man weighs you and takes your height and age: then he decides if you are too fat or too thin. If you are thin, you are sent to Alex' thin people's restaurant, where you are fed high calory foods. If you are fat, you are sent to Alex' fat people's restaurant, where you munch daintily on carrots and cabbage. After lunch I decided that I was getting sick of this modern world, so I went into the nearest drug store to get some sleeping pills. The proprietor of this drug store is Iohnny Campana. When I told Iohnny what I wanted, he laughed and told me to be sure and see the latest show called "The Invasion of the Creeping Lizards," a musical comedy. The plot of the story centers around the green people from Iupiter, who really aren't lizards. That's just their nickname. These green people came to watch a show starring Mari Iayne Erickson, who is one of the green people. Her witty comments and criticism keep the audience laughing, so to speak. Lola Riglin's all girl orchestra is one of the featured attractions of the show. Iames Albright and Henrietta Bueford, world famous pianists, startled the audience by introducing a new piano concerto, called, "Melody in NORTH." They had already revolutionized the music writing theory. Notes now go from a to z instead of from a to q. Delmer Baldridge and Iohnny Case each played a solo. Iohnny Case climaxed his solo with a five minute drum break. thus keeping his title of the "Rhythm King." Ierry Lang was suddenly stricken with appendicitis . . . Oh look! Is it a bird? Is it Mighty Mouse? No, it's Dr. Bob McLaughlin and Dr. Tom Brunson coming to his rescue in their whizbangsavealife plane. The doctors place Jerry carefully in their plane. He is rushed to the nearest hospital, where he is put on the operating table. Surgical nurses Iacquelyn Duffy and Ieanne Davis immediately prepared the patient for operating, being careful to see that all the straps were tight, while nurse Carol Ienning comforts the complaining patient by holding his soft, white hand and smiling fiendishly. In this day and age ether is a thing of the past. The huge ice machines are put to work freezing the patient's stomach. Then the operation proceeds with absolutely no pain to the patient. Of course, Carol Iennings is doing a good job-of taking care of the patient's nerves, that is. Flash!! The doctors issue a statement as follows, "Things in here are in a terrible mess." Ierry decides he likes this idea of having operations and so re- quests that they pull his wisdom tooth out while they are operating. Des Moines' best dentist, Ronald Crossland, arrives at the scene of action, bringing his wrench and pliers in an attempt to get even with Ierry for some past misdeed. As he looks down at the miser- ably happy patient, he decides to forget the old grudge and just charge the patient three times the usual fee. So the ice machines are turned on to freeze Ierry's head this time. The extraction was successful, so to speak. Anyway Ierry survived. Of course, that was after another operation by surgeon Roy Overton. Iose Vilar, noted chemist and inventor, is regarded as the greatest man in the modern world. Iose developed a liquid face powder that will stay on for a year. He also developed a rouge and lipstick fContinued1 40 lfVlN7'lifl TIM The North High faculty is composed of forty-two men and women. The faculty plays a major part in making North High a successful and accredited Des Moines before coming to North. Mrs. Iohnson taught at Des Moines Tech, and Mr. Lockridge, at East High. school. Hubert A. Sargent, auto driving instructor, and I. B. Snyder, band and orchestra director, came to North High after serving in the armed forces. Mr. Snyder taught music at North prior to the war. Many teachers of the school put in extra hours helping individual students and sponsoring school clubs. They have done a fine job in promoting school social and sports events. Miss Betty A. Drennan is the only new teacher to come to North from out of the state. Previously. Miss Drennan taught at Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri. This semester five new teachers have been added to the staff. Two teachers, Mrs. Wilma Iohnson. who teaches typing, and Lowel Lockridge, chemis- try instructor, previously taught at other schools in FACULTY FIRST ROW: Gaylord Troe, Helen Woodman, Nellie Baldwin, Lois Scott, Betty Drennan, Iosephine Samide, Fred Meier, Walter Barnett, C. R. Stewart. SECOND ROW: H. D. McCullough, H. Grace Adams, Litta Tumbleslln, Ruby D- L1-1CCISf AHC9 Galvin. l. B- SUYCl61', Arden McClain. THIRD ROW: Ruth Turnbleson, Floretta Bidwell, Theresa Anderson, Nellie Wilson, Genevieve Moore, Mildred Craig, S. E. Thompson. FOURTH ROW: Donly Pierson, Louise Cotncim, Lura Long, Ruth Riclcards, Essie Whirry, Louise McCaughan, F. H. Stewart, Fred Pen- nington, lames Gooch. FIFTH ROW: Conway Rhyne, M, A. lencks, Hazel French, Ellsworth Lory, Mildred West, Wilma lohnson, Lowell Lockridge, Eugeue Worden. FTA OFFICE PERSONNEL 21lfA'l'!.IJ: Munn M1ldrr'd Wwsst, rzuzstrcxrg S. E, Thompson, prlnvipfxl, NIJING: Mwfzs Ifssu- Wh:rry, rxirlzr' fzdvisr-rg F. I. Mvirr, wwf Vrlncxprxlg Miss Hcxzrll Frfnvh, spvrrtnry. r OFFICE GIRLS fVv', lwwxmfx Kuxir, Hwxllw lxmx Aciwmz, Hxrlmxzrx Husstnci, Ifvulyxl Ivfllfitwxd, Kuthlym' AHM1, Imm Mwmy Uuwi Vuhxn, Mndqv Lum? l'41II,f 'Id lrxrni HUF If HI H1 nh P .4 ,pf .', PW: M1:.:, Huw-I I'rfl115u, lf' Arm fflwlvfy Glftvhfn Vlfxfsfsxrs, Ivcm Mcumehcfcxd, Bvvvrly Huuywn, Pmxryy Cxifvrd, Gwolum Nlvhvls Ifxwrxrmky, I'rxt fllmth. IHIHII HHW. xlrriml flmxth, Irma lmxy, Hwll 11 Ikwrnzrt, Brxtty Pow, Bvtiy CIUVVICYICI, Umiu Wimy, Uurlmxr Wxqnzms, M.s:: Mxldrvd Wwst. IUUHIH HCIVV: Lum flcw1fI1r.nr, Iwwfvtluy Hhqvllfi, Murczurvt Vcm CQKIIICCIII, Uwrrvfhy C11bb:1qe', Glvnrm Bfvrlci, Imllsv Ivndmm, Mlldrvd Fowl' 11 lflwlf 'Nxwrght 3 g STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS LEI"l"'l'O RIGHT: Marqe Brown, secretary: Gilbert Roller, president, lo Ann Stites, treasurer, and Gordon Chapman, vice president. e i l STUDENT COUNCIL FIRST ROW: Gordon Chapman, lo Ann Siites, Loretta Mullenix, Yuriko Katayama, lo Ann McMillin, Barbara Meier, Mariorie Brown, Gil- bert Roller. SECOND ROW: leannine McLaughlin, lane Rogers, Marguerite DeSleei, Cliastine Webber, Georgia Nichols, Dorothy Cubbaqe Tat Nadine Smith, Miss Grace Adams. THIRD ROW: Doug Wheeler, Betty Lou Robinson, Georqanne Lipshie, Georgia Sartalis, Fern Waits, Margaret Van Gorkom, lim Nort FOURTH ROW: Bob McGraw, Rodney Crowley, Doris Erickson, Mari layne Erickson, Max Eklund, Bob Bailey, Harold Wolder, FIFTH ROW: Kenny Walker, Ted Iuroe, lohnny Campana, Bill Wirner, lerry Lang, lames Robbins. SIXTH ROW: M. L. Kerr, Donald Cross, Ronnie Fox, Ed Munzenmaier, Kenny Demirjean, LaVerne Cox, Dave Van Horn. SEVENTH ROW: Eugene Conradi, lay Hurwitz, Forrest Epperly, Tom Moore, Ronald Capps, Bob Bias, Bob Fox, lim Edqren. 91 h IUDICIAL BOARD QILATLD Miss l-l. Grace Adams, Gordon Chapman, Betty Lou Robinson. STANDING M L. Kerr, Nadine Smith, Iim North, Ieannine McLaughlin, Dave Van Horn. MISS H G ADAMS IUDICIAL BOARD The Iudicial Board, under the direction of Miss Grace Adams. meets every Tuesday after school in Room 114. In taking office. the vice president of the Student Council automatically accepts chairmanship of the Board. There are six other members on the Iudicial Board who are appointed by Miss Adams. These members are required to keep their scholarship average up to 3 to hold their position. . A member of the Student Council, or any student who sees anything being done which is against the rules oi the school. may report cases to the Iudicial Board. All reports must be in writing, giving the kind of offense, and must be signed by the one who is reporting. Those receiving Iudicial slips are required to come to the next meeting of the Board to be given a fair trial. The Board then passes judgment and directs a punishment it they find it necessary. The records of the Iudicial Board meetings are filed with the Student Council adviser. The Iudicial Board is an important governing unit of the school. It represents free trial as it is carried on in a democracy. WLAIZ' Kfflh' I.OI.A RIGLIN. Co-Ediior DONNA BERNHARD. Co-Editor POLAR BEAR STAFF ShA'1'hD: Gretchen Vlcxssrs, Donna Bernhard, Lola Riqlin, leon Heefner. STANDING: Jock Buss, Mari Icxyne Erickson, Loretto Mullenix, lim Dilliuer v X 5 0llfl6'L 1 I S' ii GEORGIA NICHOLS. Editor in Chief ORACLE STAFF HJ1: Bmhflrxx Hufstrvd, Geoxqm Nmlmlsz, Slxlrlwy H'mdo11'snm NIUING: CS-wrzwxrxrm Lzpshm, D010 Hulshlzwx, Lmlly Purkol, Turk Bu ORACLE BUSINESS STAFF SIiA'l'IiD: Jeannine McLaughlin, Iacqueline Marquette, Ianice Haberer. STANDING: Ward Hill, Margaret Scales, Ianet Smith, Io Ann Stites, H. D. McCullough, Walter Barnett, Virginia Peterson. ORACLE CUBS FIRST ROW: Marjory Myers, Doris Marriot, Vicki Hanian, Delores Witmer, Marilyn Gates, Loretta Smothers, Doris Marshall, SECOND ROVV: Ioanne Pugh, Gretchen Vlassxs, Doris Butenhotf, Dotty Swallow, Glenna Bond, Gerry Tucker, Lolly Parker, Walter Barnett, THIRD ROW: Maxine Rieqel, Betty Mulcahy, Marilou Ratlift, IoAnn Liter, Doris Waitz, Lois Shockey, Ellen Brown. FOURTH ROW: Chastine Webber, Nadine Smith, Leona Boyd, Iackie Dufty, Gerry Tilton, Peggy Schrodt, M. L. Kerr, George Nelson, Mary Frink. FIFTH HOW: Dave Van Horn, Kenny Walker, Bob Stalcup, Frank Randolph, Ward Hill, Bob Thompson. ENE PM NORTH HIGH BAND Highlighted by new green and gold uniforms, the North High band entertained thousands of people with various formations and songs during halt-time ceremonies at North's football games. The band, under the direction of I. B. Snyder, was larger than the North High band has been for several years. One ot the formations which brought the loudest applause was the barn dance and a jitterbug step by band members. The majorettes this year practiced very hard during the season to perform the routines with the band. They also had new uniforms. A new arrangement of North High songs was introduced by the band to the students. It was called the "North High Medley," which was all the school songs combined into one. North Des Moines, North High, The Bear Went Over the Goal Line, and As We Go Marching were the songs used in this arrangement made by I. B. Snyder. The quality and quantity of a school's band is a great factor to school spirit at vari- ous athletic activities. MR. I. B. SNYDER l BAND FIRST ROW: Eugene Buckley, Dick Gildea, Iohn Thomas, Stanley Williams, M. L. Kerr, Iohn Case, Harb Katz, Evelyn Milstead, Elizabeth Waqgaman, Lois Olson, Dean lacobs, Bob Day, Conrade McGuire. SECOND ROW: Stanley Caplan, Beverly Peterson, LaVonne Smith, Mary Ann Lepeltak, Beverly Cole, Iohn Burns, Marian Lipson, Dave Kissell, Marilyn Hobart, Margaret Barr, Ioan Sherman, Evelyn Palmer. THIRD ROW: Ion De Frees, lim McNeley, Harold l-Ieatherly, Kennard Kinley, Cleo Halterman, Dean Bell, Dick Bittinger, Betty Webster, Bob Prits, Bob Tavenner, Delmar Baldridge, Tom Lorenz, Bonnie Webster, Geraldine Madsen, Ralph Pretty, Richard Gibb. MAIORETTES: Donna Kurtz, Shirley O'Brien, Mary Ann House, Mari layne Erickson, Barbara Meier. DIRECTOR: l. B, Snyder. NOT PICTURED: Al Maupin, drum major. Ex 1 aaa A CAPPELLA CHOIR l'lH5S'l' HOW: Annrrttt- l'a.:t1r, Chastxreb Webber, Mary Gerhardt, Martlyn Case, June Cloud, Mary Fulton, Edna Bontour, Iam' Hangers, llotty Swallow. FIICZONIV ROW: Martha Flouth, Marla:-ne lohnson, Htlda Lord, Altcf' Purdy, Bettefyane Morrow, Helen Forrest, Mary Mardrs, Ffula Gordlniefer, Wtlma Williamson. THIRIH HOW: Carol Thompfson, Mariam Landrs, Rosa McDonald, Maxine Retgexl, Marilyn Sttles, Edlth Sparks, Donna Kltrsfzrrts, Wtmtred Spangler, Betty Wilt, Barbara Sample. VUURTH ROW: lov Crrtellx, Ronnre Fox, Kenneth Moore, Kenneth Demirjean, Irm Swallow, Ice Vllar, Earl Sutton, Inu Albrlfght. FIFTH ROW: lfthn Thomas, Bob Mclnualulzn, Ed Mcllamesl, LaVe'rne Cox, Dale Hulshrzor, Ward Hill, Forrest Epperly. ORCHESTRA llltFT'l' HOW: Mrrrllyn lirxlrrrrt, ltr Ann Shrrrmart, Bourne Webster, Edtth Sparks. f1IICfUNlf HOW: Mrrrqtrrrft Barr, Konnard Krnlery, lon lleFre1es, Stanloy Caplan, Harold Heatllerly, Dean Bell, Irm MuNPlPy. 'I'HlHlt HOW: M, l.. Kefrr, Stanlny Wrllianrs, Bob Frits, Iolm Thomas, Beverly Cole, john Burns. HJURTH HOW: Al Maumn, lohn Cfrsrr, leranette Sample, Rrchard Gibb, Dean Iacobe, Mr. I. B. Snyder, director, Bob Day, Evelyn Ptrlrns-r. 'X Uxytn 5 X' A X X BOYS' GLEE CLUB FIRST ROW: Ronnie Fox, Dick Holt, Earl Sutton. SECOND ROW: Ioe Critelli, Ierome Williams, Kenny Demiriean, Dale Hulshizer. THIRD ROW: Bob Long, Kenneth Moore, Ward Hill, Bob Mcf Laughlin, Ronnie List, FOURTH ROVV: LaVerne Cox, lim Albright. BOYS' GLEE CLUB The boys' glee club is open to any boy in North High. After at least one semester in the qlee club, he may become a member of the choir. Thus the Choir is rich because of the previous ex- perience the boys have had in the glee club. GIRLS' GLEE CLUB FIRSIE IROVQ: EGIDUYG Warner, Therese Lyclon, Eula Gordinier, Norma Schegel, Lolita Willis, Virginia Boots, Lois Baty, Maxine lamison, 9 SH er Gif, SECOND ROW: Dorothy Broyles, Pat Mulcahy, Loretta Lanqin, Meyiko Kaiayarna, lean Stayner, Mary Fulton, Norma Knapp, Shirley Hess, Donna Hess, Anita Benson, Donna Davis. THIRD ROW: Barbara Warren, Bsttejane Morrow, Marilyn Sheehey, Delores Ritchie, Doris Erickson, Ioanne Towsley, Evelyn Highland, Virginia Thompson. Dorothy Blegelid, Lois Olson, Betty Brownold, Connie Leippe, FOURTH ROW: Delores Murray, Charlotte Manuel, Bonnie Christian, Martha Allbaugh, Alice Pewick, Mary Lou Sheridan, Kay House, Marlene Iohnson, Mary Mardis, Beverly Peterson. A FIFTH ROW: Iosephine Bish, Evelyn Murray, Eloise Luedtke, Pat Van Sickle, lune Cloud, Carol lenninqs, Ruth Short, Ieannine Iohnson. SIXTH ROW: Colleen Williams, Dixie Riley, Dorothy Clayton, Sally Ewing, Beatrice Kalar, Ieannine Prior, Hilda Lord, Pat McPhee, Betty Snerhen, Marjorie Coon. SEVENTH ROW: Delores Morrow, Mary Lou Overton, Peggy Madden, Doris Norton, Pat Wetgle, Helen Forrest, Marilyn Davis, Madeline Ludlow, Dorothy Mullins, EIGHTH ROW: Lillian Robertson, Shirley Turner, Betty Iune Hayes, Cleota Proctor, Phyllis Zornes, Sally McCallum, Delores Barrett, Maurine Cubbage, Pauline Keeny, Colleen House. NINTH ROW: Doris Singleton, Della Mae Watson, Rosa McDonald, Mariam Landis, Shirley Bohler, Hilda Wroe, Doris Moses, Mary Day, Carolyn Griffiths, Audrey Iohnson, Winitred Spangler. "COME RAIN OR SHINE" PLAY CAST l.lfl'l' 'IO HlGl'l'l': Barbara Adams, Norman Bnssoll, l.aVJmw Amgstrom, Mari lIl'y'I10 Efll'l'CSOI1, loo Popplw "COME RAIN OR SHINE" PLAY CAST LEFI' 'VO RIGHT: Dale Hulshizer, Donna Bernhard, lean Heefner, Barbara Adams, Dotty Swallow, LaVonne Anqstrom, Lenore Wright, Chastine Webber. W l 1 "COME RAIN OR SHINE" PLAY CAST LEFT TO RIGHT: Dale Hulshizer, lean Heefner, Richard Russell, Kenneth Walker, Ioe Popple, Marilyn Gates, Chastine Webber, Lola Riqlin. Under the direction of Miss Helen Woodman. North's dramatics department presented the all- school play on November 15-16. The play, "Come Rain or Shine," was written by Marijane and Ioseph Hayes. It was an up-to-the-minute story of an amus- ing American family trying to enjoy a simple sum- mer vacation at the lake. Until the theater came into their lives, the Gray- son family was an ordinary family. But when a handsome theater director and enthusiastic young actors and actresses descended upon the quiet of the summer home, confusion and hilarity took over. From then on the play was a merry mix-up of love affairs and differing personalities. With 10 girls and 5 boys in the cast, there was sometimes more action and noise back stage than on stage. Members of the cast often had to come every night after school, taking half an hour for supper, and then back again until 9:00. In between scenes on the stage they would busily start doing their home work for the next day. While other North students were enjoying Armistice Day vaca- tion, the cast was at school rehearsing for the play. The stage crew was kept busy putting up scenery, adjusting lights, and seting up electrical devices. The boys on the crew made doors and windows, a Dutch door and porch screen effect, and adjusted big spotlights, so as to give the appearance of sun- light shining in the windows. During the last re- hearsals, both the stage crew and members of the cast were on the stage at the same time, and it kept the cast busy dodging tall ladders and trying to make themselves heard above the hammering and pounding of the stage crew. Under the direction of Miss Genevieve Moore the girls on the costume committee kept the costumes of the various characters in order and in good re- pair. Helping the actresses change dresses between scenes and seeing that they wore the right costume for a certain scene were other tasks that kept the costume girls busy. The art, make-up, and property committees were important factors in the producing of the all-school play. Without the art committee to paint the sets, and the make-up committee to make up the char- acters so as to make them look natural to the audi- ence, the play wouldn't have been a success. The property committee had a big job in securing all the furniture and properties for the play. It was also the property committee's job to see that gun shots went off at the right time, and that the tele- phone rang when it was supposed to. Producing an all-school play takes a great deal of effort on the part of many people. Few students realize the constant work required of the director. Miss Woodman, who must not only direct the play. but must see that all things are attended to which make the play go smoothly. It is only through the whole-hearted cooperation of the director and cast, the sponsors and committees, that the all-school play is produced. TS COACHES Georqe Falk, Theresa Anderson, Francis Cretzmeyer, Coach George Falk started his career at North this year by coaching the football team to a fairly successful season. The team won three games and lost five. Coach Fa1k's grid- ders defeated North's oldest rival, East High, 26 to 6. Coach Falk also coached the cagers through the recent basketball season. Coach Francis Cretzmeyer took his second team football squad through a successful season, falling only to Roosevelt and East High. Coach Theresa Anderson took over the coaching job of the boys' golf team from Coach Mose Iencks because of illness of Mr. Iencks. "Andy" also coached the girls' golf team this season to second place laurels in the city series race. FIRST FOOTBALL TEAM FIRST ROW: Clyde Titus, Sol Kroloff, Harold Wolder, lack l-laller, Laverne Cox, jerry Lang, Don Burham, Tom Wallace, Conrad Iones, Don Hohnbaum, Brll Sodr, Bob Taylor, SECOND ROW: George Nrchols, Bzll Tucker, Cliff Ketch, Bob Vtlhlte, Rocky Gabriel, Gus Iones, Iohnny Campana, Robert Ewinqf lames Allen, Harold Brown, Ronald Capps, Glenn Stitzell, Ed Morton, THIRD ROW: Iim Edgren, Ed McDaniels, Bob Bias, Chuck Anderson, Gilbert Roller, Ierry Green, Dale Hammer, Iames Sylvester, Bev Roland, Forrest Epperly, Dick Barnett, Drew Tillotson, Ed Mur1z9UmCI1Gr, COGCH Georqe Folk. CHEERLEADERS Lklrwl' to HIGHT: Louis Hurwitz, Harry Brodrirk, Ted Iuroe, Ioe Crlttrlli, Pat Harritt. The North High cheer leaders this season have introduced several nights a week in the auditorium to work out new many new cheers and pep songs to the school in order to cheers and to go over the old ones. raise school spirit at athletic contests. Cheerleaders are essential to the student body in order to The cheer leaders are under the direction of Fred Meier, back our various athletic teams. The captain on this season's vice-principal and athletic director of North. The leaders meet team was Ioe Critelli. , IN ww, SECOND FOOTBALL TEAM FIRST HOW: Harold Bmqaman, Gene Collins, Paul Iohnson, Howard Baker, Eugene Shifter, Paul Marvin, Iack Hite, Deane Nelsen, Phil Brown, Bob Lonq, Ralph Capitam, Bob Brooks, Norman O'LeaIy. SECOND ROW: Ion DeFrc-es, Ronald Miller, Bob I-laqrnan, Ted Heqqen, Ted Spiker, Berkley Ritchie, Dick Brown, lack Rudkin, Ralph Pretty, Iames Anderson, Dominic Riccio, Wayne Nelson. THIRD ROW: Ed Morton, Iim Shover, Iames White, Iack Meadows, Frank Swinehart, Doug McMillen, Ted Miller, Stanley Williams, Iohn Innes, Bob White, Don Michael, Ray Porter, Bill Lawson, Ed Horner, Coach Francis X, Cretzmeyer. SWIMMING U-Xction Shotl larry Lang and llm Swallow. 5' BOYS' SWIMMING FIRST HOW: lerry SITIIIIX, Ray W1lscn, lohn Thomas, lerry Lana, lun Swallow, Louis Hurwnz. SILCOND HOW: Francls Kexth, Deane Nelson, Fred McClure, Bob Haqman, Tom Ellson, George Nelson. THIRD ROW: lack Ryuearson, Herb Katz, lack Meadows, Dick Holt, Hay Porter, Imx Bishop. FOURTH HOW: Coach Frzncxs Cretzmeyer, Paul Iohnson, Burlelqh Randolph, Don Hohnbaum, Dave Kissel. GIRLS' SWIMMING I'lHS'I' HOW: Kurllyn Adcmul, Iilvunm Mlllm, Bfubuxrr Mcflowwll, Urvnnfz Kultz, Shxrky O'Fr1en, Indy Phcxlp, Br-tty Ivfm !mhnsOn. ELIKXJNIJ HOW: !.m1:s Hvlluws, Cfuol Strcyfielw, MUIICIII Hcxluldsmx, Mnxmr Immson, Put Doxlqhvxty, Lollsfvn Gruvm, VHIHIY HOW: Imn Wrxttsz, Rurxh Svnirmssmz, Hcxlbcuu Adams, Mudqc Lum, Rnhmgin Cripp-s, Marilyn Adams. RHYTHMIC SWIMMERS 'IULZKWHQK PROM LCIWLR LflF'I': Bptty G1-of-n, Ilona: Mmuol, Betty Bxodlcy, Shexry Bxucv, Bcvc-ily Hunks, Lum Gurilrnnx, Ilffity Swallow, Roswmury Wwlclrxd, BOYS' TENNIS FIRST ROW: Allan Winick, Phil Sexdenteld, Irrn Marcovzs. SECOND ROW: Bud Popple, Dale l-lulshizer, Bob Allen, Gordon Chapman. BOYS' TENNIS The boys' tennis team emerged from the 1946 season with the city championship un- der their belts. They went through the sea- son with a clear record. All oi the boys that were on this year's team will be back this spring and Coach Theresa Anderson believes that they will give all contenders a good battle in the state rournament. BOYS' GOLF North's fall golf team this season was coached by Mrs. Theresa Anderson instead oi Mose Iencks because oi an illness oi Mr. Iencks last summer. The club had a special meet with Grandview College team and de- feated them, 3 to 2. The Bears captured third place in the city series. being defeated by Roosevelt and Lin- coln, who took first and second places respec- tively. Claude Hixenbaugh won top honors with an 87 in the city meet. BOYS' GOLF KNEELING: Robert Tavenner, Dick Grldea, Larry Courter. STANDING: Dale Swanson, Ronald Crossland, Claude Hixenbauqh, Earl Sutton, Iohn Fletcher, Bruce Melaas. GIRLS' GOLF The girls' golf team this fall won second place honors of the city by beating out all rivals in the city exe cept Roosevelt. The girls fought out a hard season and are expected by Coach Theresa Anderson to have a bright future ahead of them. GIRLS' TENNIS The North High girls' tennis team has again brought the city cham- pionship crown to the Polar Bears this semester. This season they again went un- defeated and untied. For the past sixteen semesters the girls have only had one blot on their record. This was in 1942 when the Polarites tied Roosevelt High in the city series race. GIRLS' GOLF ll'l'T TO RIGHT: l.Oi'ii:1r- Millft, Mai'1ur'iP Smith, Mrs. Tlivrvila Arideistvii, Mtirilyri llii Gwvn Stitzell. 'I 1 ' 1 . A I I GIRLS' TENNIS LkJl"'l' 'l'O RIGHT: Cleota Procter, Carol Ienninqs, Doris Iensen, Madge Lunt, Dorothy Hedeqaard. CROSS-COUNTRY TRACK FIRST ROW: Tom Moore, Gerald Guerrero, Ed Talley, Leland Graves, M, L. Kerr, SECOND ROW: Don Sheil, Erwin Hafenstein, Bob Parker. North High's cross-country track team, which very seldom gets any recognition, walked off with its third successive cross- country state title again this season. The team, which is composed of Tom Moore, M. I... Kerr, Le- land Greaves. Tom Shield, and Wayne Harris. walked off the field at Iowa City as state champs by nosing out the Iowa City and Roosevelt of Des Moines tracksters. Coach of the state champs is Francis X. Cretzmeyer, better known as "CRETZ". Coach Cretzmeyer announced that he believes that this is the first time in the state's history that one school has held this title for three successive years. "Cretz" stated that if we win the fourth time he knows that the victory will be an all- time record. Cretzmeyer has high hopes of winning again next season because, with the exception of M. L. Kerr and Don Sheil, all of the state champs of this year will be back. The harriers started training for their season meets at the same time the football team did. After school each night they would do exercises and then run two to three miles over dirt roads and fields. Their first meet was the mile run down at Iowa City in which they placed third. Next they went to Ames for an in- vitational meet and came out with top honors. Then they faced all teams of Des Moines. Nevada, Ames and Newton at the Drake Stadium before the North-Roosevelt football game. Then came the state cross-country meet at Iowa City. The Polar Bears were really hepped up and were determined to win the title again. Tom Moore, who was expected to take first place individual honors, ran into a bit of hard luck. The cross-country is set up for both high school and college courses, the college course being the longer of the two. The route is marked off at turning points with blue and white flags. the blue meaning to turn left cmd the white to the right. The trouble came when Tom, who was leading the rest by a great distance, saw a red flag. Undecided in which way to go Tom went to the left along with Hoaks of Roosevelt, who followed him. The third man was from Iowa City and knew the course very well, so he turned the right way. Before either of the North and Roosevelt boys could turn around and catch up with the Iowa City man, the race was over. The Iowa City man won with Hoaks of Roosevelt placing second and Tom third. The Bears still won, however, the team scoring big and went through another season with only one loss to mar the record. which was the mile run at the beginning of the season. The team, for their hard work and effort. was awarded letters for this sport for the first time since North started to par- ticipate. The team deserves these letters as much as those taking part in other sports in the school. This has been ques- tioned many times by the students. Coach Cretzmeyer chal- lenged those who doubt the work of these boys to come out and try it themselves next year. TOM MOORE lAction Shotl Tom Moore, letterman and captain of the 1946 cross-country track team, ran all out to place third in the annual state cross' country race at Iowa City. Tom will be back ior the team again next year and will he one of the greatest assets to the team. WRESTLING HI' HOW: Bob Slit, Rodnwy tfrowivy, Glenn Remsbury, Al lvltxuyurl, Demi Iuttolu, lol? Vilax, lin: Al lmrwgllt, Plill Sf-ldflnlvlri. UQONIU HOW: Bob Swtiusfm, Kenny lQ7fr1r111z'c1u, Lflmfrxiesz Austin 'fum Martin, Bob Swwwrwmv, Hain Ptmfl, Max llklund, lld Homer, llmnlmc Rlcfcxc, A H11 HOW: lvrollw Wtllmms, Clfxudev Hxxenhumglz, Allin l':1lt0zx Gale Aclmxls, Ed Morton lit-rxrietll Mtyirv, lllfk Mtrfssvy Ray P'1I'!m', Tram Lfvrwrm. GIRLS' TUMBLING FIRST ROW: Iudy Phalp, Sherry Bruce, Doris Marriot, Mary Iune Eaton. SECOND HOW: Marilyn Gates, Mari layne Erickson, Barbara Meier. THIRD HOW: Eula Gordinier, Ioan Tucker, jenny Marano, Betty Lou Shoots. TUMBLING TEAM The tumblers. coached by Mrs. Theresa Anderson, have re- ceived considerable publicity during the past semester. Dur- ing the summer they were asked by the KRNT Radio Theater to be televised and broadcast. They also tumbled at the Ma- sonic Temple ior the Eastern Stars and at an annual meeting of the W. O. W. ROPE IUMPING TEAM Iumping at the KRNT Radio Theater tor the State Teachers Convention was one ot the many programs on which North's rope jumpers have appeared. They have also jumped in the Women's Building at the State Fair, and at the Shrine Audi- torium tor the Rotarians' annual dinner. The rope jumpers have an invitation to go to Ames and jump tor the Elks Club. ROPE IUMPERS Marilyn Gates, Barbara Meier, Betty Green, Beverly Brooks, Mari Iayne Erickson, Eula Gordinier, Louise McWilliams, Judy Phalp, Doris Marriot. l MAIORETTES l.lll'l' TO RIGHT: Donna Kurtz, Mari Iayne Erickson, Mary Ann House, Shirley O'Brien, Barbara Meier. , Q ajax 5 t as K' x i . x K ' 1 ,Q , X ' fr f . STUDENT LEADERS VIHST ROW: Iamrs- Hcihzerer, Doris Marshall, Karilyn Adams, Betty BIGCUGY, Doris MG1'1'iOff DOYTY SWGUOW, V1Ckl HUYUGH, BGUY GYGPQH, Barbara Adams. SECOND ROW: Delores Burham, Elaine Brophy, Sherry Bruce, Marilyn Adams, Beverly Brooks, Betty Iohnson, Rosemary Wieland, lane Millr-r. THIRD ROW: Pat Owens, leanne Davis, LaVonne Anqstrom, Delores Stephens, Barbara Meier, Shirley O'Brien, Marilyn Case, Donna Kurtz, Madqe Lunt, Gloria Knapp. FOURTH HOW: Helen letfries, Marguerite DeSleet, Betty Io Estes, Marilyn Hansen, Gerry Tucker, Peggy Schrodt, Iune Maltas. FIFTH ROW: Bonnie Dreibelbeis, Ioyce Harvey, Peaqy Bullington, Marian Thompson, Winitred Spangler, Gerry Tilton, Leona Boyd. MXIWIWEE SERVICE AND RED CROSS COMMITTEES FIRST ROW: Delores Winner, Billw Freeze Loretta Srrxofliors, Bcirbciru Eisentruut Marilyn Hmisen, Ardltli bchclket. SECOND ROW: Marilyn Shaver, Beverly Runyan, Vicki Hariiurn. THIRD ROW: Miss Nellie Baldwin, Diane Mustrofski, Gloria Howard, Ellen Procfor, Put McNerrxey lcA1in Liter, Yuriku Kutiyflszmix Mriiqilailo Db Blast, lane: Wiriifik. MOVIE AND STAGE CREWS l'lHST ROW: Hairy Biodrzfk, lmwzs Frericli, Bob Sowerwme, Vqxiiri Lllirisfeub '11, Bob Sr! Mr. Donly Pierswr., SECOND ROVV: Euqf-me Vllordfvn, Alim Ssmmeig Ke-nngth Pruitt, Bch Fox Hug-are Conrfxd., Ponzi Nlrxclloriuld, 3 I FINANCE AND GROUNDS COMMITTEES HHSI' HOW: Paulme Anderscm, June Rogers. SECOND HOW: lo Ann Sides, JoAnne Shoemaker, Mrullyrx Hobart, Marg xref Vrxrr ,ww .xox THIRD HUW: Dorothy Bleqelid, Ed ML1nZeurr1cx1er'. ' H .WM gi '1""hs ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE f'IHS'I' HOW: Mrxrworm- Marley, Norma Kmxyon, Ioan McMzllrrx, Lurflrrw Mrllwr. QQUQONIJ HOW: Mrsis Ruby ID I.uc'rrs, Lorwttrz Sxxrotlrn-111, Bwity Wwbszlvr, Imxrx Lury, Imlly I'ur'kur, Murllyrr Mvxrlwy. 'l'HIHIJ HOW: Imrmx Brrrulrurd, Lrlu Howard, Dourm Klrsqrus, L-1Vfm Srmth, I.J1r1 Riqlm, Slwrry Bruce. NURSE'S ASSISTANTS FIRST ROW: Norma Oqlevie, Aileen Osmond, Chastine Webber, IoAnn Pugh. SECOND ROW: Naomi Hill, June Cloud. THIRD ROW: Beverly Beauregard, Peggy Bullinqton, Shirley Cattell, Alice Wallukait, Miss Alice Galvin. COSTUME COMMITTEE This committee is sponsored by Miss Genevieve Moore. home economics teacher, and is made up of girls who are taking home economics. The main project of the committee is the making over of costumes for the school play, S 5 S, if ,W ,Newt COSTUME COMMITTEE FIRST HOW: Ruth Miller, Ann Iamison, Sally Ewing, Helen Forrest, Miss Genevieve Moore. SECOND ROW: Adeline Lewis, Donna Brennan, Darline Hook, Ruth Short, Ramona Brophy, Lois Baty. THIRD ROW: Charlene Ellis, Wilma Ainley, Virginia Lovell, Marie Nielson, Margaret Page. f.9 4 -4 vi' I 4 n 1 nl SOCIAL COMMITTEE FIRST ROW: Betty Green, Betty Crawford, lean Heefner, Miss Essie Whirry. SECOND ROW: Adeline Lewis, Mari Iayne Erickson, Lolly Parker, Barbara Meier. THIRD ROW: Kenny Demrrjean, Barry Norcross, Kenny Walker, Bill Wnner. FOURTH ROW: Bob McLauqhl1n, Ronald Crossland. ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE The Assembly Committee directs and produces the Talent to the school the coming assemblies and sees that the per- Assembly each semester. In addition, the committee reports Iormers are received and presented to the student body. FILMS AND ASSEMBLIES COMMITTEES FIRST ROW: Barbara Husted, Loraine Miller, BilI1e Freeze, Doris Erickson, Carol Peters, Marjory Myers, Bonnie Henderson. SECOND ROW: Io Ann Stites, Dorothy Bleqelid, Margaret Scoles, Mary Ellen Brady, Lenore Wright, Naomi Hill, Io Ann Pugh, Dolores West. THIRD ROW: Pat Owens, janet Wimck. FOURTH ROW: lean Shoesmith, lean Lory, Georqanne Lipshie, Marian Burkhalter, Iune Harvey, Delores Raines, Louise Smith. Radon Loveland. FIFTH ROW: Norman Bissell, Vern Streyffeler, Kenny Walker, Icmes Robbins, Bruce Melaas, Iim Edgren. TICKET COMMITTEE FIRST ROW: Harry Brodrick, Ronnie Fox, Bob lenner s, Robert Gunn-rr, Earl Sutton. SECOND ROW: Dick Sloan, Doug Wheeler, Forrest Opdylce, Ralph lenmngs, Lowell Wxlsiuzi, Lester lNllSOiL THIRD ROW: K+nny Dennrtean, Gary Gainmel, Norman Bissell. TICKET COMMITTEE USHER COMMITTEE The ticket committee, under the sponsorship of S. E. Thomp- Under the sponsorship of Fred Pennington the Usher Com- son, principal, does all the selling and collecting of tickets mittee directs the seating and conduct of North students in during the daily movie and the school play. assemblies and noon movies. They also ushered at the State Teachers' Convention this year. and have previously ushered at various other programs. There are 55 members on the Usher Committee. 5 USHERS FIRST ROW: Louis Hurwitz, lfvelyn Mllsteod, Elizabeth Waggantan, Bettetane lvloznrw, lattice Woldei, Gretchen Vlassls, Louise Smith, loyce Harvey, Thalia Bobbitt, Mr. Fred PGHHIHQIOH, SECOND ROW: Kathryne Allen, Mary Lou Smith, Marguerite De Sleet, Phyllis Stevenson, lanet Winiclc, Arclith Sohaket, loAnn Sherman. THIRD ROW: Radon Loveland, Ruth Short, Beverly Olson, Betty Websteer, Cleota Procter, Mary lane Cory, Doris Singleton, Virginia Taylor, Donna Brennan. FOURTH ROW: Lois Young, Louise Young, Imogene Wilcots, lo Anne Liter, loan Moore., Ellen Procter, Ellen Brown. FIFTH ROW: Eddie Ginsberg, Virginia Swanson, Marilyn Miller, Donna lfllsares, Glenna Bond, Peggy Bullington, Winiirod Spangler, Dotty Swallow. SIXTS ROW: Bev Roland, Herbert Green, loy Fletcher, Betty Lou Robinson, Carol Paterx, Margaret Van Gorkoin, Lenore Wright Danny ornlth. SEVENTH ROW: lanxes Robbins, lay Hurwitz, Norman Bissell, Ernie Schulze, Richard Gibb, lohn Stroxngren, Paul Davis, HALLS COMMITTEE llHS'l' HOW: Gus lonff. SECOND ROW: Ronald Capps, l,aVe-rm' Cox, Erwin Haienstrin, Clyde Titus. THIHID ROW: Ben Babcock, Gordon Chapman, Wayne Nelson, Bill Tucker. HALLS COMMITTEE ART COMMITTEE Each hour there is one person provided by the halls com- This committee, sponsored by Miss Iosephine Samide, makes mittee on every floor checking on all persons going through the posters which are used in the halls during the semester. the halls during class periods. They issue judicial board no- Their most important activity is designing and painting the tices to people found in the halls without passes. scenery for the all-school play. The picture below shows how the Art Committee looks on their way to paint the play set. ART COMMITTEE l.lIl"l' TO RIGHT: Homild List, George Atkins, lim Dillzner, lohn Hill, lane Miller, Illoanor Miller, Barbara Cannon, Ailf-ein Osmond, lrtrvtta Mullvmx, IoAnne Shoemaker, Marjorie Smith, Miss losephine- Sainide. l CITIZENSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES FIRST ROW: Betty Poe, Marilyn Miller, Patty Klinzrrian, Mary Iean Hammer. SECOND ROW: Ruth Swanson, Beverly Runyan, Patty Harris, Marilyn Shaver, Joann Trussel. THIRD ROW: Marjorie Hoskins, Joy Fletcher, Beverly Winslow, Chastine Webber. FOURTH ROW: Mr. E, E. Lory, Virginia Swanson, Fern Watts, Georgia Sartalis, Miss Mildred Craig. CITIZENSHIP COMMITTEE The citizenship committee, sponsored by Ellsworth Lory, is for the purpose ot creating better citizenship in the students of North High. One ot its most important functions is conducting Friendship Week, which is climaxed by a school dance held in the gymnasium. ATHLETIC COMMITTEE Presenting school pep assemblies, sponsor- ing intra-mural sports, and awarding letters and athletic honors to students who have earned them, are some of the various activi- ties periormed by the Athletic Committee. This committee is sponsored by Fred Meier. ATHLETIC COMMITTEE FII-tS'l' ROW: Sherry Bruce, LaVonne Anqstrom, Eleanor Miller, Mrs. Theresa Anderson. SECOND ROW: Fred Meier, Barbara Meier, Betty Io Estes, THIRD ROW: Gus Iones, Harold Wolder, Iohnny Campana. FOURTH ROW: George Nichols, Phil Seidenteld, Ierry Lang, Bob Allen. PUBLICITY The Publicity Committee is always in close Contact with the Oracle. It keeps the activities of the school published and before the student body. LIBRARY AND HOSTESS The members of the Hostess Committee hold the re- sponsibility ot keeping order in the Cafeteria during lunch periods. Each member is assigned to a position and is responsible for order there. The Library Committee aids Mrs. Lura Long in keep- ing order in the library and of the books. Each week the members make posters of new developments in literature to be put on display for the students. ff rss QQ' QQ PUBLICITY COMMITTEE SEATED, FIRST ROW: lay Powers, Georgia Nichols. SEATED, SECOND ROW: Mr. Walter Barnott, lane Miller. ON FENCE: Shirley Cattell, Marqtirsrt Svolws, Gn'm'fic,ittriw lipsliw, Bob Suvnarwirw, ltotfy Swallow. LIBRARY AND HOSTESS COMMITTEES l'lRS'l' HOW: Marilyn Case, Betty lo Ilstes, lane Roqers, Marguerite DeSleet, Pat Owens. SECOND HOW: Yuriko Katayama, Marilyn Sheehey. THIRD HOW: Mrs. Lura Long, Lelia Weese, Miss Olive Morris, Della Watson. POUR'l'H HOW: Wilma Way, l-'ern Horner, Lavatne Cobb, Evelyn Boqqs. 'Qi 'T' l CAFETERIA WORKERS AND CUSTODIANS FIRST ROW: Doris Hail, Gretta Pie-we, Grace Boyce, Ethel Wilson, SECOND ROW: Elizabeth Welsh, Bertha Morrow, Irene Andrus, Amber Patton, Henry Gruenina. THIRD ROW: Bert Boyd, I, P. Spratt. FOURTH HOW: lohn McDivit, Dominic Cardamon, Roy King, I. D. Stoops. The custodians oi the school went through another semes- constantly throughout the day at their various jobs without ter with their regular routine work. Each day the custodians interfering with the activities oi the students. are busy at work throughout the North halls before the stu- That tall slim man with the dark hair is Mr. King. the head dents have even thought of getting out oi bed. They work custodian of North. CAFETERIA WORKERS LEX-'l' TO RIGHT: Amber Patton, Grace Boyce, Bertha Morrow, Gretta Plewe, Irene Andrus. WOKTH,kW .HIJHLITJ The first school building of North Des Moines was situated on Forest Avenue between Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets. This school was called Forest Home School, and had gradually grown from a one-room country school to a four-room brick build- ing. It accommodated three departments, the pri- mary, intermediate, and the higher grades, with three teachers. In the fall of 1889, North Des Moines High School was definitely started, the high school department of Forest Home School being made up of three rooms and a hall. Then, in 1896, because of the need of a newer and larger school, a new brick building was built in the midst of an old apple or- chard on Eighth and College Avenue. For some years after the completion of the new building, there was talk about turning it over to the grade schools and combining North and West High. This idea was abandoned, however. About 17 years after the completion of the North building, a larger school was again needed. Stu- dents and teachers began boosting a new building. and the student body formed into two groups to Q Gi t N., ,.N.f, ft sim ., .J t - Yiflsgfg secure signatures for a petition that a bond of Sl50,000 be given toward a larger building. The bond issue succeeded and a new school was finished in 1915. During the following years North High grew and became one of the leading Des Moines High Schools. It was the first Des Moines school to have a student council: the foot- ball team won the city championship for three con- secutive years: and many new clubs and commit- tees were formed. But again North was becoming overcrowded. The city had voted a 330,000 bond issue for improvement of the West High building, but this plan had not been carried through. So it was decided to transfer this money to be used for an addition to the North High building. It was in 1929 that North gained a whole new building facing Seventh Street. Once again plans are being made for a new North High School. The location has been decided upon, and in a few more years, our younger broth- ers and sisters will be attending a beautiful, modern high school. 1 The average North High student merrily starts the school day by arriving at school by 8:00 so as to have plenty of time to review his lessons for the day. Upon arriving at school, he neatly hangs his wraps in his locker, and gets his books, paper and pen- cils, so that he will be well equipped for the day's work. Every North student's locker is a perfect example of orderliness and efficien- cy. Books are stacked neatly and all articles are in a special place so that the student can immediately find exactly what he needs. Because of the "spic and spanness" of their lockers, North students are never late for Home Room or classes. Long before the last bell rings, the halls are silent and de' serted. Every student is sitting quietly in his seat in Home Room, studying his lessons, or if all of his assignments for the next month or two are prepared, you may find him lazily relaxing with a good book, such as Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." When the announcements are read, all students reluctantly pull themselves away from their books and give full attention to the person reading the announcements. The reading of the announcements is always fol- lowed by a brisk discussion of school affairs and rules. This daily discussion accounts for the fact that school rules are rarely broken, and the evil culprit who disobeys the rules begs for the opportunity to right his misdeed. Oftentimes, he happily comes to school at 6:00 every morning and writes the rules a hundred times or so, in order to prove his repentance. When the nine o'clock bell rings, the North High students quietly file out ot Home Room and hurry to their classes. Unlike students at other schools, North students do not stand l around chattering in the h a l l s before classes. Instead, they hasten directly to class, because they know that the longer class period they have, the more time they will have for rec- itation and tests. Nat- urally, they are ea- ger for such pleasur- able activities. So continues the typical school day. When 3:30 rolls around and the end of such a happy day has come, the North students sadly and slowly leave the building, reluctantly dragging themselves away. E The new course of auto driving was introduced to North High this year under the instruction of Hu- bert A. Sargent. 'Ihe subject is offered at North on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and at East on altemate days. As it is an alternative course, it gives only a fourth of a credit. Each class has eight members and is divided into two groups with four students in a group. One group of students drives on one day while the other goes to study hall. The next day that the class meets, the other group has a chance to drive. The first procedure that was taken in the course was to become familiar with the various parts of Xe wi the car along with the Iowa rules and regulations. After this the classes were given a test, which the students were required to pass in order that they could drive in Union Park. After becoming familiar with the controls and the art of driving, they were permitted to drive in business and residential dis- tricts. A log was kept to have a record of how many hours the students had of actual driving. At the end of the semester, if they had the required amount of hours and could pass the Iowa driving test, they were issued the Iowa driver's license. Although there has never been an accident dur- ing the course of auto driving at North, several students have turned corners just a little too fast: or turned right, in the midst of their excitement, instead of following the instructions of Mr. Sargent, when he said to turn left. The car is equipped with dual-con- trol clutch and brake. In case the student driver loses control of the car it is possible for the instructor to stop the car by using the controls on his side. Because so many students enrolled in the driving course this year, higher classmen were given preference. The subject was so popular and gave the students such excellent training in driving an automobile that North High will offer this course again next semester. Typical is this group in the library during one of the study hall periods during the day. Besides books, encyclopedias, and dictionaries, the students have access to the late issues of magazines and college bulletins. Books may be checked out, taken into the study hall, or used in the library itself. Mrs. Lura Long is in charge of the library and the Library Committee. 'Ihis committee helps Mrs. Long in the library dur- ing class and before school. On pleasant sunny days, North High students like to spend their spare school time lounging at the building entrance, talking and laughing with their friends. The general trend of conversation usually concerns tomorrow night's game, that test in history, or the dance Saturday night. This custom has been going on almost since the beginning of North High. Now it has become a part of the traditions. The initials carved on the brick at the entrance were probably put there by some student back in 1914, wearing a white starched high collar, with his hair parted in the middle. Another familiar sight that may be seen on the warm, sunny days, is the amateur photographer. Before and after school, and during the lunch hours, he can be found snapping candid shots of his friends or almost any object he happens to focus his camera on. Students snapping pictures, sauntering back from the drugstore licking an ice cream cone, and stand- ing around chatting with their friends, are all a part of the friendly spirit which makes up North High School. li. Supervising the mechanical well-being of North High is Roy King who heads the custodian depart- ment. With his staff of excellent workers, Mr. King watches out for lost locker keys, keeps the building spic and span and repairs anything from the office switchboard to a leak in the boiler room. Work- ing long hours and without much praise the cus- todians deftly manage to keep North High func- tioning properly. Because of the capable work of Mrs. Ethel Wil- son, chief of the cafeteria, and her staff of help- ers, lunch time is probably the most enjoyed part of any school day. It's no wonder that North students sigh happily when leaving the cafeteria and say "That was some 1unch!" Thanks to our food staff the students and faculty enjoy hearty and balanced lunches every day. SENIOR DIARY fContinuedl Mr. Snyder charters a bus tor the band to go to the game. There weren't enough seats, so Iohn Case had to hold two girls and his drums. What a nuisance. The drums, that is. November 4-Today is Color Day. and the students are lull oi the old school spirit again. Iensen named Color Day Queen. Campana crowned and kissed her for the pep assembly. Don't know which one to pity most. November 8-No school-'nufl said. Everyone and his uncle turned out at the North-East game. Biggest game oi the year. and much to everyone's surprise. we won, 26-6. Senior girls said they'd kiss the team for making their last high school game so good. Line forms to the right. November ll-Armistice Day. Everyone was out of school but the cast for the all-school play. They claim it was work. but we know what happens back stage. Roy Lees is home on furlough, and all the senior girls are drooling. November 13-Report cards issued in H. R. Ain't it discouragin'? November 14-The dramatics department presents "Come Rain or Shine" as the all-school play. Heeiner, Bernhard, Riglin, Stitzell. and Erickson finally find a way to get out ol school without being ill. November 15-Second night of all-school play. Seniors sob as curtain is pulled on their last all-school play. November 20-Only three more days until the prom. The senior girls are trying all sorts of schemes to get a date. I hear one girl bought the flowers, the tickets, and even the gas. Well, that's one way. Too bad we all couldn't be lucky like Iennings and be going steady, or better yet like Dorothy Cubbage Tate and be married. November 21-Pajama Day. Well, we see Bernhard and Brady are twins with their pajama tops alike. November 23-At last, the long awaited Senior Prom. All of those beautiful iormals fsay, we girls like blackl and gabardine suits fthe boys look good in brownl. But where did everyone go aiterwards??? November 28-Thanksgiving vacation. December 6-Basketball season begins with a trip to Fort Dodge. while a lun night is held on the home front in the North High caieteria. That was some stage show. Incidentally, North won. 33-31. December 7-All good mannered seniors come to the senior party. North plays in Mason City and loses, 34-24. December 13-Sixty-four seniors left. Guess why? That's right. unsatisfactory work slips. The music department gave a beautiful Christmas assembly. Didn't realize we had so many male vocalists in the senior class before. December 14-North vs. East Waterloo. December 20-Christmas vacation starts. Running short oi time and money to finish the rest of my Christmas shopping. Guess I'll have to leave the last six boys oft my list. December Z5-Christmas. Wouldn't mind it Santa left lim Dil- liner under my Christmas tree. December 31-New Year's Eve. We hear Georgia Nichols was in bed by 7:30-A. M., that is. Ianuary 1-1947 begins. All seniors make New Year's resolu- tion to study harder so they can graduate. Ianuary 3-North vs. Roosevelt. Ianuary 4--North vs. Tech. Ianuary 6-School starts again alter the long and glorious holi- days. Bob Sai comes out of the hibernation he's been in since New Year's Eve. Broke my New Year's resolution already. Ianuary 10-North vs. East. Ianuary 13-Cap and gown fees are due. Husted gets rich. Ianuary 16-Younkers Tea Room was full of N. D. M. Seniors at the banquet. The food was delicious. the speakers were grand. and the show was terrific, but, oh, those parties afterwards! Ianuary I7-Seniors are dead, but don't they look pretty in their banquet clothes, even ii they do look as if they were slept in. Who knows, maybe they did sleep in them. Caps and gowns are issued. Sowerwine's doesn't lit 'cause he ate too much at the banquet. Dowling vs. North. Hill plays his last game, or at least he sits on the bench. Ianuary 22-Class Day. What a work of art, what acting, what talent, what a scene. what a llop! Ianuary 23-With tears in our eyes and a lump in our throats and a kiss on our lips Uor our diplomasl we leave the North High stage for the last time as we graduate. G YLARDS THE SHOP FOR SMART SPORT WEAR FOR THE SMART GIRL 512 Walnut WELCOME. NORTH STUDENTS COY'S CAFE 1607 Sixth Avenue DR. BENNIE H. DEVINE Hy "Y" Advisor . iff PHIL SEIDENFELD, President GILBERT ROLLER, Vice President GORDON CHAPMAN, Secretary DON PRIOR. Co-Treasurer DON HOHNBAUM. Co-Treasurer Lolly Parker: Rocky Gabriel, "Llttle loo" Cox, Gus Iones. Iohnny Carnpana: Marilyn Case: Dotty Swallow, Doris Marriott, lim Swallow, Herbie Katz. Schwarz Drug Co. Druggists and Apothecaries 1301 Forest Avenue 3-3269 SAVE-WAY GROCERY Highest Quality at a Fair Price 2559 BEAVER PHONE 5-2413 "Save What You Have" SHOES REBUILT Now, it's important to have shoes resoled and re-heeled by trained experts. Double the wear of your shoes. Men's. women's, children's shoes repaired at moderate charge. BASEMENT SHOE REPAIR Y O U N K E R S MARSH RENT A CAR CO. 410 Grand Ave. Phone 3-5000 New 1946 Cars and Trucks Complvte Insurance Coverage Invest in Yourself' Your most priceless investment can be in your own abilities and happiness in future years. The world today needs ed- ucated men and women in many fields including medicine, law, accounting, art, radio, journalism, pharmacy, the ministry. teaching, music, finance, insurance and many others. What better investment can you make of time and money than in yourself? Drake University, Des Moines' own Uni- versity, is equipped and pleased to aid you through eight colleges-Bible, Com- merce and Finance, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Law, Pharmacy, Education and the Community College. If you would like information to help in your educational plans call 5-1161 and ask for "admissions office." DRAKE UNIVERSITY 'Because of unusually large enrollments it is advisable to place applications early in 1947. BAIIIFS RIUYULE SHUI' Bicycle Repairing 713 Grand M. E. Barr. Proprietor EASTER'S KEO MARKET 1803 Kee Dealers in FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 5 sas HOLLEY SCHOOL SUPPLY CO. Ward Hill and Hay Wichman: Norma Oqlevie: Donna Bemhurd: 'V Tu 100 E. Grand Sherry Bruce and Barbara Adams. FOR SCHOOL NEEDS First In Flavor First In Freshness First In The Minds Of PARTICULAR PEOPLE Hiland Potato Chips PARTS - SERVICE - SALES All Makes of Vacuum Cleaners New and Rebuilt 920 Grand Ave. 4-4267 ACE VACUUM STORES OF IOWA. INC. You live with a piano a long time. That's why you'll choose the piano which you can accept as an esteemed member of your family. A piano with character, with responsiveness, with human understanding. A piano worthy of you - A Baldwin Piano. THEHHS MORE MUSIC IN A lb ' Q an tn so ll B. G. CHRITCHETT 1409 Forest YOUR FURS DESERVE FINEST CARE take advantage of COWNIES EXCLUSIVE LUSTERIZE CLEANING It Will Add Luster and Lite to Your Furs COWINIIE FLIIQS 510 MARKET STREET EIGHTH AND WALNUT Doris Ionnn and Io Anno Stttes: Gun Vlauis: Ioan I-Iooiner and lack ang: Sherry Bruce. YOUR SUCCESSFUL FUTURE AS A BEAUTY OPERATOR Starts with expert training at WILEY UNIVERSITY OF BEAUTY CULTURE School of Specialists 1220 Grand Avenue Des Moines 9, Iowa BEAUTY CULTURE OFFERS YOU A DIGNIFIED, PROFITABLE CAREER The WILEY UNIVERSITY OF BEAUTY CULTURE Teaches You the Latest, Improved Methods in Cosmetology. The WILEY UNIVERSITY Tests Your Aptitude for This Profession to Safeguard Your Interests. A WILEY U. Diploma Is Your Opportunity to Share in the Handsome Profits of the Beauty Culture Field. TUITION for the full course of 2,100 hours required by the Iowa Board of Cosmetology is 5200.00 in cash, or 3210.00 in convenient payments. The tuition includes all necessary equipment, books and supplies. Students fumish only their uniforms. CLASSES starting every Monday. School open from 9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P. M., six days a week. ill Sodi: Nadine Dingeman, Louise McWilliams: Io Anne Moore. Ruth lor, Chastine Webber. 0WEll GRIST AIIIO BODY SERVICE Rebuilding Fender Work U pholstering Glass - Frame and Axle 1 Auto Tops Keo and 14th St. Pl. Dial 4-5258 BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME with Linoleum - Wool Carpet Throw Rugs Armstrong Bros. 501-03 Euclid Ave. Phone 3-0900 NORTH DES MOINES RESIDENT LEE KALIIIIIE L CILE' FLIIWEII lllll' 420 Sixth Avenue Personal attention to all orders Twenty-five years' experience in floral designing When in need of flowers Ior any occasion PHONE 3-1267 CONGRATULATIONS FROM REED'S ICE CREAM SENIOR WILL lContinuedl Iim Robbins wills his iamous briefcase to Radon Loveland. Ernest Schulze wills his friendliness to M. L. Kerr. Margaret Scoles wills her iashionable clothes and her ability to look good in them to Barbara Meier. Lola Riglin leaves her title of "Brains and Beauty" to Marilyn Gates. Armenta Sidoner wills her blonde hair to Barbara Eisentrout. Dean Smith wills his curly hair to Bill Pederson. Io Ann Stites wills her record for going steady lor two years to anyone who can hold a man that long. Bob Sowerwine wills his self esteem to Gus Iones. Gwen Stitzell wills her ability to play goli to Marjorie Smith. Shirley Stout leaves her quaint personality with lean Stephen. Iim Sommers wills his big brown eyes to Mr. Barnett. Ioe Vilar wills his ability to speak Spanish to anyone else who comes from Mexico City. Gretchen Vlassis leaves her office connections with Mr. Meier to Louise London. Wilma Way leaves Rocky to walk the halls with some other girl. Dorothy Blegelid leaves to take a graduation trip to Hawaii. Don Prior wills his ability to get his picture in the paper three times this semester to the next person who has enough money to bribe the photographer. Wilma Ainley wills her three years of home economics to Darlene Hook, who has three and a half years already. And I will this Will and Diary to the pages donated to it in this book. Mary lane Erickson I. B. SYNHORST. M.D. 710 Equitable Building Rocky Gabriel, Gilbert Roller, Gus Jones: Maxine Rolqol, Iocmnine McLaughlin. Chastine Webber. VERL I-I. RUTH. M.D. ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON 913 Bankers Trust Bldg. IACK AND IILL NUT KITCHEN 515 Grand Ave. HOME MADE CANDIES FRESH ROASTED NUTS Tel. 3-9449 A lDREW'S STUDIO 822 Walnut Street Phone 4-4956 Good Photographs at Popular Prices Seniors contemplating marriage soon. remember we can also make you some beautiful wedding pictures. va L Q 0C E .QE a -G4 f-:Om 2: Ee Q.. B m VJ LER AT THE ORGA x30 RY E USIC - PRIZES i HAROLD FACK i Evenings 7:30 - I if Sac. Matinee 1 - 3 -if JAMBOREE EVE SATURDAY NIT N-M -FU 0 18 no O uality ltems by Boyt Craftsmen Western and English Saddles Fine Riding Horse Equipment Sport Jackets and Game Bags Leather Belts Sterling Silver Buckle Sets Leather Compacts Billfolds VALLEY BANK AND TRUST CO. DES MOINES, IOWA MEMBER F. D. 1. c. Complete Reproduction Service in PHOTOCOPY - OZALID - BLUEPRINT SERVICE PHOTOPRINT Locust Ph one 2-3001 FLOWERS bv Dess Powers Center Lobby, Des Moines Bldg. 405 6th Ave. Phone 4-0307 DES MOINES 306 K COSMETIC TREND Sold exclusively here SONDRA'S SHOP LENORE PARRY RESGE BLDG. ' PHONE 2-0358 ALL WOOLENS CLEANED ARE MOTH PROOFED BY INSURED Leather Novelties MONITE PROCESS Boyt Harness Co. M Nw Craftsmen in leather and canvas where strength is required 212 Court Avenue Des Moines, Iowa DRY CLEANERS Keo Way at Sixth Avenue Dave Vem Horn: Shirley O'Br1on: Ward Hill: lim Dillinor. OSCAR AGRELL VIOLINS Repairing - Accessories 217 Davidson Building Eighth and Walnut Des Moines, Iowa Phone 4-5819 CONEY CORNER LUNCH 200 Seventh Street Light Lunches - Fountain Service Good F ood Means Good Health See Us for Your Graduation Clothes and Haberdashery GUST G. MANOLES TAILORS 516 Grand Avenue ' for pictures see Compliments of the DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE 7 I N of R y El' 1 studio OSTEOPATHY WEDDINGS and at home or church. SURGERY Commercial Drs MOINES 9. IOWA Illustrative Industrial 416-20 10th Phone 4-1042 DREAMS COME TRUE IContinuedl with the same wearing qualities. However, Iose's lipsticks are not all pink or red: some are green, blue, purple, black, and yellow. Can't you just picture this modern world? But, the women aren't the only ones who have changed. Look at the men! Iose's cosmetic company sells the false eyebrows and lashes. Men also wear Iose's face powder because no whiskers can grow through the skin while the powder is on. Margaret Gifford and Donna Bernhard got tired of being private secretaries so they invented the think-o-type machine. The boss just thinks out loud to this machine. The machine types while he thinks, being very careful to address the letter and stamp it. Now all the secretary has to do is act as a receptionist and take care of the boss. Margaret and Donna lacked the necessary funds to manufacture the think-o-type machine, so they formed a corporation with other successful stenographers, typists, and scretaries. The stockholders are Madge Lunt, Armenta Sidoner, Shirley Frey, lane Wells Holland, Betty Lindahl and Bonnie Lea Campbell. These stockholders are paid dividends of five thousand dollars annually. Incidentally the chairman of the board of directors, Shirley Stout, earns Sl0,000 a year: while General Manager Don Prior earns SZ5,000. Betty Stump has a very exclusive beauty shop. You see, anyone who comes to her shop for beautification must be between 20 and 45, of at least average looks, preferably good looking, and must be interesting enough to amuse the beauty operator. The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Beauty Operators, better known as local hair razer union No. 3, has forced Betty to adopt those rather strict policies for selection of customers. As I proceeded down the street, I suddenly realized it was Sunday morning. I heard the chimes ot a nearby church and decided to go into it. From the pulpit I saw Episcopalian Bishop James Robbins giving one of his world famed dramatic sermons. The subject of this sermon was "Can you be a good Christian and yet take part in the inter-planetorial colonization race?" It seems that the world hasn't changed much from way back in 1946. We, Americans, still are trying to beat Russia to almost everything. We own the moon: Russia the sun. We own Mars: they own Venus. Both countries are exploiting their new colonies. Iames demanded that this colony race be stopped because of the threat of an impending war between the planets. In spite of the new inventions, human nature hasn't changed. In the afternoon Doris Iensen plays her last tennis opponent to win the title of International Women's Tennis Champion. Her op- ponent was disqualified because the judges found that she had a magnetized tennis racket. With this kind of racket, no one can miss a ball. Radio engineer Bob Sowerwine has introduced a new radio feature. It is a radio newspaper delivery service. You put a coin in your radio, and the latest newspaper comes out of a slot. Bob devised this method because he was afraid many people in America were becoming illiterate, thanks to all the visual aid teaching. Ernest C. Schulze is now regarded as the fastest talking, cleverest lawyer in the country. He has a reputation for being a "racket buster." Ernest, however, has taken several criminal cases for friends, but he was sure the people involved were not guilty. He is called "The man who never loses a case." What kind of a case they don't say. His name will go down in history with that of other great lawyers, such as lohn Marshall, Abraham Lincoln, Bob Saf, and Thomas Dewey. Irwin Carey is now the owner of a large chain of grocery stores called "Cash and Carey Away Stores." He sells cloud dust, sun, and moon beams at bargain prices. When he has a Saturday sale, it is necessary to call out the air patrol because the ladies in their helicopters keep double parking in the air. IContinued1 Surprise Scoop! Mr. Bamett and Oracle Editor, Georgia Nichols. McCann Realty Company McCann-Clarkson Insur-ance Agency Real Estate and Insurance 722 Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa RADIOS-RECORDS-APPLIANCES-SERVICE Your Complete Home Appliance and Record Store BEAVERDALE RADIO SALES AND SERVICE 2705 Beaver Phone 7-0303 fy' 0 Kissell, Louie Hurwitz, lay Hurwitz: Ioan Stephen: Ianet Smi office 2-1359 nes. 4-4958 DR. LYLE FANTON DR. W. H. SMITH DENTISTS 215 W. Euclid Avenue X-Ray Service By Appointment Only Fine Pastries Donuts Rolls lAY'S QUALITY BAKERY 1600 Sixth Avenue GRADUATION GIFTS! America's Finest Watches ELGIN BULOVA LONGINES 524.75 575.00 Beautiful Diamond Rings "Lifetime Gifts" Sold on Easy Convenient Terms ROGERS IEWELERS 317 Seventh Street When You Think oi Books Think of UNIVERSITY BOOK STORE 1213 Twenty-Fifth Street Everything for the Student RADIOS - RECORDS - APPLIANCES - SERVICE Your Complete Home Appliance And Record Store BEAVERDALE RADIO Sales and Service 2705 Beaver Ave. Phone 7-0303 C xy at QQ: D I s B I R 4 .i Q Q r , 6 S BETTER LIGHT . . . for BETTER SIGHT Your home work will be easier to do ii you work under adequate. modern lighting, which does away with glare and shadows. See that your home is equipped with Modern Better Light - Better Sight Lamps. "Electricity is CHEAP in Des Moines" H Abi-uzzese: Maxine Reiqel. Chasline Webber. Naomi Hill, lean S h Io Anne Moore, Norma Oglevie: Wilma Ainlefy: Marilyn Gate WATCHES We THEME . lm JQWELCRS 3 S 4.1. .urns a sous CLASS RINGS AND PINS MCHAFFIE PHARMACY Prescription Specialists Sixth Avenue at Clinton Be a Smart Young Lass Wear Classics to Class from "Our Sportswear Corner" 720 Wfalnut Street POWELL'S 1446 Harding Road Cgifts for every occasionl - PIANOS - Tuning-Factory Rebuilding-Refinishing - FURNITURE - Upholstering-Refinishing-Remodeling 0 HUNTOON P OP oulurv PRICE ssnvlcz 4l3 SIXTH AVE. DES MOINES. IOWA IVEARE A3 NEAR A5 YOUR PHONE , f ff Duffy Printing Company COMMERCIAL AND SOCIAL PRINTING 770 Barbara Meier and sister: Margie Hoskins: Ioan St Miller: Loraine Miller. Warmers Super Market 3607 Sixth Avenue THE FAMILY STORE INVITES YOU TO Stop --- Shop --- Save DRS. STIER. CHAMBERLIN, and ANDERSON Oplometrisls 806 Walnut Sl. lshops BldgJ Satisfying FURNAS ICE CREAM D licious Nutrilio rqaret Scoles: Barbara Husted, Lola Riglin, lane! Smith: Gilbert Roller THE NEW UTICA THE PLACE TO GO FOR THE NAMES YOU KNOW McMillan Grocery Groceries Meats 3200 Cambridge Salute to orth Hlgh A fme school and a fme body of young men and women of Wh1Ch all Des MOIHGS IS proud ,QW x 5 Bfedd He COLONIAL BAKING CO I H GHRIST P 0 . . . , I 'fa2a2ai?i2sf'ea2 iii' , 'al 0111 ' COL 1-5.-..-:1:r?:z5:5:5:5:1:,1.11-:-'?Rf:22- 1 53-' -N ob 5131+ ' .Eggs,,:35g5g:5g5g5g53.Q gag'-3+ 11: -- - '-'-1.1521 ' f :'1' 1!E' O - . . . , res. "IT PAYS T0 LOOK WELL" Hours: 8 to 6:30 Saturday: 8 to 9 O. K. BARBER SHOP 1606 Sixth Avenue Phone 3-0634 ROBINSON'S FOR FURNITURE 412-414 Walnut Street UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT LENNY'S CAFE L. 6 M.. Managers Dutchie" Boyd: May Adams: Barbara Wamer: Clarence Barlow. 1612 Sixth Phone 3-9091 H1 H0 FOLKS! ron YOUR convenience Bankers 'lirust Company is lo- IS cated in the heart of Des Moines' husiness district. It is hut at step from the important stores and shops. Bankers Trust Company was founded and has grown to its pres- ent size on the idea of doing busi- ness in a way that is helpful to you. You'll find Bankers Trust to be a convenient bankAconveniently loeated-- convenient with which to do business HI-HO GRILL mums must comm - 6th and Locust Des Moines Membwr' w- Fwiernl Rfsv qlfflll. Member -- Fvfleral Deposit I lIlt'!' Corp. Q DR. A. B. THOMPSON ORTHODONTIST Phone 4'D916 714 Equitable Building DES MOINES, IOWA DR. H. C. MORROW DENTIST Practice Limited to Straightening Te th 1009 Equitable B ilding - T l ph 32654 RELIABLE RUG CLEANING CO. "Iowa's Largest Rug Cleaners' SINCE 1876 12th and Crocker Sts. Phone 3-5141 Des Moines, Iowa Marilyn Hansen, Mr. Bamett. Marilyn Gates SAFETY OF YOUR SAVINGS Insured Up to S5.000.00 Start cr Savings Account as Low as 51.00 at the HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Sixth cmd Grand Avenue Arthur S. Kirk Ionathan M. Fletch President Secretary-Treas COMPLIMENTS OF "A FRIEND" Charlie Pray Music Center Lessons-Sheet Music 107 Eleventh Street Phone 4-0208 Beauti ill Gi is-- Lighting Fixtures Door Chimes Philco Radios THOMAS ELECTRIC CO. als Locusr s'rnr:r:'r DES MOINES 9. IOWA SHORTELLS GROCERY 1712 - Sth Ave. Phone 3-9653 GROCERIES MEATS KOCH BROTHERS Printers Stationers Oilice Outfitters Sorry girls, private property: Shirley Henderson: lean Heelneri Dorothy Business Machines H degamd- GRAND AVENUE AT FOURTH STREET WATCH CRY TALS FITTED IEWELRY REPAIRED Thank You, Seniors Hostetler Portrait Photographer 317 Sixth Ave. MANUFACTURING IEWELERS 6. DIAMOND SETTERS LX:-5. lf METHLIEj65 0 PHONE 4-5721 216 DAVIDSON BLDG. DES MOINES, IOWA N. W. Cor. 8th G Walnut CONGRATULATIONS to the Seniors from Northwestern Candy Co. Distributors of Dairy Made Candy Bars 1000 E. Locust BUTLER GROCERY FINE Foons MEATS 3809 Sixth Avenue YOUMARDS SUPER VALUE 2001 Clark Street Every Day Low Prices FRESH MEATS GARDEN FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES For Your "COKES" CANDY COSMETICS NOTIONS and GIFTS North and West Waterloo oosevelt Visit the KOF1-'EE KUP ' O DuilyFrom-'l:00A.M.-l2:00PM E Sunday ' 7:00 A' M' - 10:00 P M 3524 sixth Avenue Phone 4-6275 518 E ld Ph 3 3852 DREAMS COME TRUE lContinuedl Iames Sommers has a new clothing store. As I was looking at the dresses. I thought it would be a major shock back in 1947 to see a woman dressed as they are in 1957. Margaret Scoles modeled what she called a sweet little afternoon frock. It was black with no back, a long skirt coming within three inches of the floor behind and slanting up till it is twenty'three inches above the floor in front, and her shoulders were bare. Nevertheless, this frock is called "very conservative," and "old-womanish." Wilma Way, who is the dress buyer in Iames' store, bought this dress in Paris. Wilma is now termed the fashion queen. Her words on style are considered "proof positive" of good taste and fashion. Mary Craddock has been selected "Woman of the Year" by the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. She received this honor for her splendid service as a social worker. Mary Ellyn Brady is now teaching "liberal arts" at Drake. Last year she broke the world's champion record among teachers for class approval of the "teacher." She received 850 kisses in a clay - candy kisses. of course? Hey girls! Do you want some advice? Well, just drop into the office at North High School and meet girls' adviser, Ianet Smith. Her job is to help all girls to get dates. Dorothy Ieanne Blegelid made a hole in one at the golf course five times this year. Dorothy has a nationwide reputation for being a marvelous sportswoman. She likes fishing, horseback riding. and hunting what kind of hunting she does, I wouldn't know. Georgia Nichols and Shirley Henderson are the editors of "She" magazine. This magazine has become more powerful than the government. Every time the ladies disagree with some policy, the magazine calls a women's general strike. Georgia and Shirley have become experts at calling strikes. After all. Iohn L. Lewis taught them his technique before he died. Also on the staff of the mighty "She" magazine are Io Ann Stites. business manager: Elaine Brophy, theater editor: lean Chase, college editor. As I leave the "She" magazine publishing house. I see a strange plane or something. I just can't make up my mind what it is. Then, Clifford Clem steps out of this contraption. It seems that this is a traveling "bakeshop of the air." He travels from country to country, planet to planet, selling bakery goods and hunting new recipes. Iames Dilliner. Mary Lou Roach, and Loretta Mullenix have formed a commercial art corporation. The city objected to billboards that covered the view of the city sights. So with the help of lack Buss they put their billboards in the air. Now the city is mad again. this time because the billboards obstruct air traffic. Poor lack, he just can't satisfy all of the people all of the time. The kids of the town took their helicopters out on Halloween and busted all the air billboards. As all bad things come to an end of some kind, this one must too. Dreamingly yours. Barbara Husted 705 GRAND PHONE 3-4773 aymond Studio Exclusive Portrait Artists Glamour Photographs North and Lincoln North and Fort Dodge North and Roosevelt KALIN GIFT SHOP CLEANING AND DYEING 512 Forest Avenue Phone 2-4852 Norih and Roosevelt: Norih and Easi. VITAMIN "D" HOMOGENIZED MILK IN "SEAL-KAP" BOTTLES ir HI-LAN DAIRY Phone 4-8633 COMPLIMENTS OF Sam's Rent-A-Car 9th 6. High Phone 4-6917 WE SPECIALIZE IN SANDWICHES De Lux Sandwich Shop 1400 21st Street MINERALIZED CREAM GARNER PUBLISHING C0 PRINTERS PUBLISHERS BINDERS 615-19 Euclid Avenue Phone 4-3442 A Delicious Hamburgers Good Chili ROUND THE CORNER "lust for School Kids" 610 College Open noon and after school HULTOUIST Music Service CONN BAND INSTRUMENTS SHEET MUSIC - METHODS EMERSON RADIOS Ad 1' 0 I-wif: Io Anne Moore- 718 Grand Avenue Phone 3-58 l Serving over families monthly! To contribute to and improve our na- tional welfare by presenting authorita- tive material on how to live better on the larm and in the city are the lun- damental principles upon which the success of these two leading maga- zines is founded. .1 .l.. published by W MEREDITH PUBLISHING COMPANY Des Moines 3, lowa Better Homes 6 Gardens Successiul Farming Alai , Iowa's Oldest Jewelry St K Y 1865 Quality Jewelry For Graduation Diamonds Class Rings Iewelry Watches Plumb Jewelry Store Iensen's Senior Slumber Pariy. AGAIN IN 1947 WE SAY "FAITHFULLY YCURS SINCE 1861" Now in Our 86th Year FRANKEL CLOTHING CO. Walnut ai Sixth Des Moines Be I. Shoots: Barbara Husted. Lola Riqlin. Dorothy Orwick: Betty G D ris Marriott, Iim Swallow, Ierry Tumer. Dotty Swallow: Mari I B k dl d son an rien . It's MILLER WOHL for Iunior Sizes-9 to 15 COATS - SUITS - DRESSES F ormals and Sportswear HIGDON'S SUPER VALUE nos Fonesr Fancy Groceries Quality Meats Selected Fresh Fruits and Vegetables BRUCE'S FOOD MARKET 210 Hull Ave. MEATS GROCERIES COLD DRINKS FROZEN FOODS CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1946 WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE 'Wm-II! OF authentic styles PARKER 312 7th Ave. SHEAFFER EVERSHARP WATERMAN BOB'S FIESTA GRILL ESTERBROOK 1207 Universit Polar Bears Always lTVe1come Inspected by Des Moines Health Department I your salety 35, COTTAGE INN Sixth and Keo HAMBURGERS AND FRENCH FRIES 24,Hour Pen Repairing OUR SPECIALTY A esemblnnce to any person. lxvmg or dead. rs purely coincidental. 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